Definitions

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  • proper n. A brand of sticking plaster or medical dressing.
  • proper n. An individual plaster of this kind.

Etymologies

Presumably from elastic and plaster. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • They should also accept that fashionistas only dreamed up "nude" because "off-white champagne meets Elastoplast" takes ages to type and manicures are expensive.

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  • Some have wondered if calling her dress "nude" is racist, because the colour (off-white champagne meets Elastoplast) isn't nude for a black woman.

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  • Elastoplast to a student; but could not inform parents when a student became pregnant and wanted to have an abortion.

    No News Is Bad News « POLICE INSPECTOR BLOG

  • This other tin contains Elastoplast band ... er, “elastic adhesive antiseptic” bandages.

    Things I Found in my Mother-in-Law's House: The Medicine Cabinet

  • If MPs think that they can bind this one over with Elastoplast and then carry on as before it would be unsurprising but nonetheless a grievous misjudgement.

    Archive 2008-02-03

  • Whatever else, we must avoid knee-jerk reactions and quick-fix Elastoplast solutions.

    Politics Today

  • His health declined even further when schools were required to get parental consent to administer sun lotion, or an Elastoplast, to a student; but could not inform parents when a student became pregnant & wanted to have an abortion.

    Obituary Of The Late Mr Common Sense

  • Manuel placed small strips of Elastoplast over the incisions and then waited as Enrico cleaned up the bloody bandages and gauze.

    Deadly Intent

  • If the idea of a wee Elastoplast as a cure all hadn't hooked me, the titles of his books would have: All Fun and Games Till Somebody Loses an Eye, A Big Boy Did it and Ran Away, and Boiling a Frog are all oddly familiar turns of phrases.

    Plenty of Nothing:

  • It declined even further when schools were required to get parental consent to administer sun lotion or an Elastoplast to a student; butcould not inform parents when a student became pregnant and wanted tohave an abortion.

    Archive 2007-12-01

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