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court plaster


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n court plaster a plaster composed of isinglass on silk; formerly used to dress superficial wounds
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In literature:

Tuesday evening he had gone up to his room at the hotel, a court room with one window and broken plaster and a chipped water pitcher.
"The Desert Fiddler" by William H. Hamby
Whittington, senior, a cross of court-plaster on his right cheek, passed them without a glance.
"Jim Spurling, Fisherman" by Albert Walter Tolman
This is the genuine court plaster.
"One Thousand Secrets of Wise and Rich Men Revealed" by C. A. Bogardus
He court-plastered it, to stop the bleeding.
"The Bradys Beyond Their Depth" by Anonymous
Bill was pasting court-plaster over the scratches and bruises on his features.
"The Boy Scouts Book of Stories" by Various
She smiled, she touched her lip with one finger; he touched his, the mite of court-plaster stuck on his finger.
"Phemie Frost's Experiences" by Ann S. Stephens
This circumstance set the whole company in commotion; and court-plaster was called for.
"The Marvellous History of the Shadowless Man and The Cold Heart" by Adelbert von Chamisso
Then she bathed his hot, dusty face with lily water, and stuck court-plaster over the cut on his mouth.
"The Green Book" by Mór Jókai
Not all the court-plaster in the universe can glue me together again.
"Rosalind at Red Gate" by Meredith Nicholson
The walls of these rooms are well constructed, plastered red and white within and on the side turned to the court.
"Mesa Verde National Park, Colorado" by Anonymous
You'll come home all bruised up and covered with court-plaster, and I shan't have anything to do with you until you get handsome again.
"On Guard" by Upton Sinclair
Vincent was applying some court plaster to a burn on the back of his hand.
"The Motion Picture Chums at Seaside Park" by Victor Appleton
He had put a piece of flesh-colored court-plaster over his wound, not healed it.
"Stories of the Railroad" by John A. Hill
There wasn't no string or court-plaster either, so they disappeared too.
"Susan Clegg and Her Love Affairs" by Anne Warner
I'll put some court-plaster on it, after I've washed it.
"The Rover Boys Down East" by Arthur M. Winfield
Small piece of court-plaster or black silk, for tooth.
"The Art of Amusing" by Frank Bellew
Several strips of court-plaster covered the cut on her temple.
"The Little Colonel's Holidays" by Annie Fellows Johnston
Neddy noted a small piece of court-plaster at the side of his nose.
"Tales of Mean Streets" by Arthur Morrison
Quickly calling to his wife, he asked her if she had any court-plaster in the house.
"Among the Humorists and After Dinner Speakers, Vol. I" by Various
Quickly bring some water, ether, balsam and court-plaster and linen.
"The Mystery of the Lost Dauphin" by Emilia Pardo Bazán

In news:

Because as you approach the courts you pass County Commissioner John Wiley Price's house and that ridiculous Suburban with his grinning face plastered on the side.