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English definition of “poultice”

poultice

noun [C] uk   /ˈpəʊl.tɪs/ us    /ˈpoʊl.t̬ɪs/
a piece of cloth covered with a thick, often warm substance, wrapped around an injury to reduce pain or swellingMedical dressings, supports and devices
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