Sunday, November 1, 2015


Poultice [ POHL-tis ]
 noun, transitive verb ]
 1. (n.) a soft, moist mass of cloth, bread, meal, herbs, etc., applied hot as a medicament to the body
2. (n.) a moist mass of clay or other adhesive substance which is heated and spread on cloth then applied to stimulate an aching or inflamed part of the body
3. (tr. v.) to apply a poultice to
 She used leaves and moss to prepared a poultice which she applied to his sprained ankle then bound it firmly with a strip of cloth.