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 for Poultice
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Poultice \Poul"tice\, n. [L. puls, pl. pultes, a thick pap; akin
     to Gr. po`ltos. Cf. Pulse seeds.]
     A soft composition, as of bread, bran, or a mucilaginous
     substance, to be applied to sores, inflamed parts of the
     body, etc.; a cataplasm. "Poultice relaxeth the pores."
     --Bacon.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Poultice \Poul"tice\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Poulticed; p. pr. &
     vb. n. Poulticing.]
     To apply a poultice to; to dress with a poultice.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  poultice
      n 1: a medical dressing consisting of a soft heated mass of meal
           or clay that is spread on a cloth and applied to the skin
           to treat inflamed areas or improve circulation etc. [syn:
           poultice, cataplasm, plaster]
      v 1: dress by covering with a therapeutic substance [syn:
           poultice, plaster]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  109 Moby Thesaurus words for "poultice":
     Ace bandage, Band-Aid, abate, adhesive tape, allay, alleviate,
     anesthetize, appease, application, assuage, band, bandage,
     bandaging, bathe, benumb, binder, brace, butter, care for, cast,
     cataplasm, compress, cotton, court plaster, cravat, crush, cure,
     cushion, deaden, deaden the pain, dental pulp, diagnose, diminish,
     doctor, dressing, dull, ease, ease matters, elastic bandage,
     epithem, flux, foment, four-tailed bandage, gauze, give care to,
     give relief, heal, lay, lessen, lint, lull, mash, massage,
     minister to, mitigate, mollify, mush, numb, nurse, operate on, pad,
     palliate, paper pulp, paste, physic, pith, plaster, plaster cast,
     pledget, porridge, pour balm into, pour oil on, pudding, pulp,
     pulp lead, pulpwood, purge, rag pulp, reduce, relieve, remedy,
     roller, roller bandage, rub, rubber bandage, salve, sauce, slacken,
     slake, sling, smash, soften, soothe, splint, sponge, squash, strap,
     stupe, subdue, sulfate pulp, sulfite pulp, tampon, tape, tent,
     tourniquet, treat, triangular bandage, white lead, wood pulp
  
  

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