court plaster


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court plaster

n.
Cloth coated with an adhesive substance and used to cover cuts or scratches on the skin.

[From its use by ladies at court to make beauty spots.]

court plaster

n
(Medicine) a plaster, composed of isinglass on silk, formerly used to cover superficial wounds
[C18: so called because formerly used by court ladies for beauty spots]

court′ plas`ter


n.
a fine fabric coated with an adhesive preparation of isinglass or glycerin, formerly used for medicinal and cosmetic purposes.
[1765–75; so called because formerly used in courtly circles]
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Noun1.court plaster - a plaster composed of isinglass on silk; formerly used to dress superficial wounds
adhesive plaster, sticking plaster, plaster - adhesive tape used in dressing wounds