mustard plaster
noun Date: 1810 a counterirritant and rubefacient plaster containing powdered mustard

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • mustard plaster — n a counterirritant and rubefacient plaster containing powdered mustard called also mustard paper * * * a uniform mixture of powdered black mustard and a solution of suitable adhesive, spread on an appropriate backing material; used as a local… …   Medical dictionary

  • mustard plaster — n. a paste made with powdered mustard, spread on a cloth and applied to the skin as a counterirritant and rubefacient …   English World dictionary

  • Mustard plaster — A mustard plaster is a poultice of mustard seed powder spread inside a protective dressing and applied to the chest or abdomen to stimulate healing. In times past and present, the mixture was spread onto a cloth and applied to the chest or back.… …   Wikipedia

  • mustard plaster — noun a plaster containing powdered black mustard; applied to the skin as a counterirritant or rubefacient • Syn: ↑sinapism • Hypernyms: ↑poultice, ↑cataplasm, ↑plaster …   Useful english dictionary

  • mustard plaster — a black mixture of mustard and rubber placed on a cloth and applied to the skin as a counterirritant. [1855 60] * * * …   Universalium

  • mustard plaster — noun dated a poultice made with mustard …   English new terms dictionary

  • mustard plaster — mus′tard plas ter n. a preparation of powdered mustard placed on a cloth and applied to the skin as a counterirritant • Etymology: 1855–60 …   From formal English to slang

  • mustard plaster — /ˈmʌstəd plastə/ (say mustuhd plahstuh) noun a powdered, black, mustard and rubber solution mixture placed on a cloth and used as a counter irritant …   Australian English dictionary

  • mustard plaster — black mixture applied to skin to reduce inflammation …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Mustard — may refer to: Contents 1 The mustard plant and its products 2 Other uses 2.1 Names 2.2 Fictional names …   Wikipedia

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