plaister

plaister

(ˈpleɪstə)
n
Scot plaster
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Then she took some butter (not too much) on a knife and spread it on the loaf, in an apothecary kind of way, as if she were making a plaister - using both sides of the knife with a slapping dexterity, and trimming and moulding the butter off round the crust.
"Why then, upon my soul," cries Benjamin, "it would require a great deal of art to keep you from being well after a very few dressings; and if you will suffer me to apply some salve of mine, I will answer for the success." Jones gave his consent, and the plaister was applied accordingly.
He stuck to the colt like a plaister [sic], up ridges, down gullies; whooping and yelling with the wildest glee.
A tear-jerker for the ages is also found in the story of Marg McMann (Kate Box, arguably Riot's MVP) and her groundbreaking fight for custody of her children as an out lesbian living with her partner, Robyn Plaister (Jessica De Gouw).
We're a collective three piece with me - Thomas James - on guitar and vocals, Sion Walsh on drums and backing vocals, Rhys Plaister on guitar and backing vocals.
This is the reason why the learning of verbal analogies is a crucial, more personalized and humanistic trend in language teaching (Plaister, 1981).
Meanwhile, one 1764 newspaper recommended a 'plaister for a sore throat' which was made from melted mutton suet, rosin, and beeswax.
In July we told how 14st security guard Allan Plaister was knocked off his bike by a divebombing gull, leaving him on crutches.
(1.b) [A]nd make a plaister thereof, and lay it vpon the sinewes that be stiffe, and it will make them to stretch (EMEMT, Dawson, GoodHuswifes Iewell, 1596, f.
Elton: the remainder of a piece of "court plaister" and "the end of an old pencil" (Austen 338-39).
"Our new ink provides superior performance on a wide range of substrates including HDPE and LDP.E.- said Nick Plaister, product manager for CU at Domino.