an adhesive cloth or other material for covering and closing superficial wounds, holding bandages in place, etc.
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How to use sticking plaster in a sentence
Refreshments and free sticking-plaster handed round before Meeting takes place.
It is also employed, if I am not misinformed, in the preparation of court sticking-plaster.The History of Sumatra | William Marsden
One still had a patch of sticking-plaster across his cheek which Kiddie himself had put there over an arrow wound.Kiddie the Scout | Robert Leighton
I gained my night knowledge of the poop deck by assault, and retained my gains with sticking plaster.The Sea and the Jungle | H. M. Tomlinson
Gold-beater's skin, as it is called, forms the most innocent sticking plaster for small cuts on the hands or fingers.Delineations of the Ox Tribe | George Vasey
British Dictionary definitions for sticking plaster
a thin cloth with an adhesive substance on one side, used for covering slight or superficial wounds: Usual US term: adhesive tape
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