- any inert material inserted into a body cavity for therapeutic purposes.
Origin of plomb
First recorded in 1900–05; variant of plumb
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Historical Examples of plomb
Molly sounded as if these people had the plomb of position and conscious breeding.The Chainbearer
J. Fenimore Cooper