from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A drying and cleansing plaster formerly composed of palm-oil, litharge, and sulphate of zinc, but now generally made of white wax, diachylon plaster, and sulphate of zinc.
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G. = cum gummi), of saffron and vinegar, defensive plaster, plaster of Paracelsus, blistering plaster, diapalma plaster, compound laudanum plaster, melilot plaster.
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