Meaning of poultice

poul•tice

Pronunciation: (pōl'tis), [key]
— n., v., -ticed, -tic•ing.
—n.
  1. a soft, moist mass of cloth, bread, meal, herbs, etc., applied hot as a medicament to the body.
—v.t.
  1. to apply a poultice to.
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