verb (used with object), poul·ticed, poul·tic·ing.
Origin of poultice
Examples from the Web for poultice
He felt impotent, moreover, which never serves as a poultice to anger.The Stolen Singer|Martha Idell Fletcher Bellinger
A poultice of tobacco leaves is a favorite remedy, and may be used to soothe the sore after cauterization.Special Report on Diseases of the Horse|United States Department of Agriculture
The brave good dog bit him severely in the leg, and now he cannot walk; and the grandmere has to poultice his leg.The Children's Pilgrimage|L. T. Meade
One of our men was bitten by a snake, but a poultice of bark and gunpowder was sufficient to cure the wound.History of the Expedition under the Command of Captains Lewis and Clark, Vol. I.|Meriwether Lewis and William Clark
He said, "When the time came that this country needed a poultice it elected President Hayes and got it."A Backward Glance at Eighty|Charles A. Murdock
British Dictionary definitions for poultice
Word Origin for poultice
Word Origin and History for poultice
16c. alteration of Middle English pultes (late 14c.), ultimately from Latin pultes, plural of puls "porridge" (see pulse (n.2)).