Emplaster
Emplaster Em*plas"ter, v. t. [Cf. OF. emplastrer, F. empl[^a]trer. See {Emplaster}, n.] To plaster over; to cover over so as to present a good appearance. [Obs.] ``Fair as ye his name emplaster.'' --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]

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  • Emplaster — Em*plas ter, n. [OF. emplastre, F. empl[^a]tre, L. emplastrum a plaster or salve, fr. Gr. ?, fr. ? to plaster up, daub over; ? in + ? to form, mold, apply as a plaster.] See {Plaster}. [Obs.] Wiseman. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • emplaster — /em pläˈstər/ (obsolete) noun and verb Plaster ORIGIN: OFr emplastre(r), from L emplastrum • • • emplastic / plasˈ/ adjective 1. Glutinous 2. Adhesive noun A medicine that blocks the pores emplasˈtron (Greek) or emplasˈtrum …   Useful english dictionary

  • Emplastic — Em*plas tic, a. [Cf. F. emplastique, fr. Gr. ? clogging. See {Emplaster}.] Fit to be applied as a plaster; glutinous; adhesive; as, emplastic applications. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Emplastration — Em plas*tra tion, n. [L. emplastratio a budding.] 1. The act or process of grafting by inoculation; budding. [Obs.] Holland. [1913 Webster] 2. [See 1st {Emplaster}.] (Med.) The application of a plaster or salve. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • plaister — Plaster Plas ter, n. [AS., a plaster (in sense 1), fr. L. emplastrum, Gr. ?, ?, fr. ? to daub on, stuff in; ? in + ? to mold: cf. OF. plastre a plaster (in sense 2), F. pl[^a]tre. Cf. {Plastic}, {Emplaster}, {Piaster}.] [Formerly written also… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Plaster — Plas ter, n. [AS., a plaster (in sense 1), fr. L. emplastrum, Gr. ?, ?, fr. ? to daub on, stuff in; ? in + ? to mold: cf. OF. plastre a plaster (in sense 2), F. pl[^a]tre. Cf. {Plastic}, {Emplaster}, {Piaster}.] [Formerly written also… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Plaster cast — Plaster Plas ter, n. [AS., a plaster (in sense 1), fr. L. emplastrum, Gr. ?, ?, fr. ? to daub on, stuff in; ? in + ? to mold: cf. OF. plastre a plaster (in sense 2), F. pl[^a]tre. Cf. {Plastic}, {Emplaster}, {Piaster}.] [Formerly written also… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Plaster of Paris — Plaster Plas ter, n. [AS., a plaster (in sense 1), fr. L. emplastrum, Gr. ?, ?, fr. ? to daub on, stuff in; ? in + ? to mold: cf. OF. plastre a plaster (in sense 2), F. pl[^a]tre. Cf. {Plastic}, {Emplaster}, {Piaster}.] [Formerly written also… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Plaster of Paris bandage — Plaster Plas ter, n. [AS., a plaster (in sense 1), fr. L. emplastrum, Gr. ?, ?, fr. ? to daub on, stuff in; ? in + ? to mold: cf. OF. plastre a plaster (in sense 2), F. pl[^a]tre. Cf. {Plastic}, {Emplaster}, {Piaster}.] [Formerly written also… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Plaster stone — Plaster Plas ter, n. [AS., a plaster (in sense 1), fr. L. emplastrum, Gr. ?, ?, fr. ? to daub on, stuff in; ? in + ? to mold: cf. OF. plastre a plaster (in sense 2), F. pl[^a]tre. Cf. {Plastic}, {Emplaster}, {Piaster}.] [Formerly written also… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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