verb (used with object), poul·ticed, poul·tic·ing.
Origin of poultice
Examples from the Web for poultice
Historical Examples of poultice
And yet not one mother or nurse in ten knows how to make a poultice.The Mother's Manual of Children's Diseases
Charles West, M.D.
"I should advise you to poultice," she said, addressing Tim.The Young Franc Tireurs
G. A. Henty
I put him ter bed and made the poultice, then I put it ter his side.Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States
Work Projects Administration
In the common paronychia a poultice is generally sufficient.Zoonomia, Vol. II
It's like the poultice Aunt Cindy made for Walkah's toothache.The Little Colonel's Christmas Vacation
Annie Fellows Johnston
Word Origin for poultice
16c. alteration of Middle English pultes (late 14c.), ultimately from Latin pultes, plural of puls "porridge" (see pulse (n.2)).