• synonyms

fly blister

  1. A cantharidal blister caused by the vesicating body fluid of certain beetles.
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  • She went to a doctor for the first time in her life and was given a fly-blister and some drugs to put in whiskey.

    The Life and Work of Susan B. Anthony (Volume 1 of 2)

    Ida Husted Harper