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Definition of "court-plaster" []

  • Sticking plaster made by coating taffeta or silk on one side with some adhesive substance, commonly a mixture of isinglass and glycerin. (noun)

Gnu Collaboartive International Dictionary of English: licensed under The Code Project Open License (CPOL)

Use "court-plaster" in a sentence
  • "Go fetch me some court-plaster out of the middle drawer in the japan cabinet."
  • "He took his hat off, and did as he was bid, disclosing only a narrow slip of court-plaster."
  • "Her complexion, naturally high in tone because of the pink of health, was enhanced by the tiniest speck of black court-plaster laid upon her cheekbone; and her hair, heightened in its reddish-gold by her dress, was fluffed loosely and adroitly about her eyes."
Words like "court-plaster"
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sticking plaster