Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Poultry.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Obsolete forms of poultice.

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Examples

  • 'the leaves of Chickweed boyled in water very soft, adding thereto some hog's grease, the powder of Fenugreeke and Linseed, and a few roots of Marsh Mallows, and stamped to the forme of Cataplasme or pultesse, taketh away the swelling of the legs or any other part ... in a word it comforteth, digesteth, defendeth and suppurateth very notably.'

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