Emplaster

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Emplaster See Plaster.
    • v. t Emplaster To plaster over; to cover over so as to present a good appearance. "Fair as ye his name emplaster ."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n emplaster A plaster.
    • emplaster To cover with or as with a plaster; gloss over; palliate.
    • emplaster To graft or bud.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n., v Emplaster em-plas′tėr same as Plaster
    • n Emplaster a medicine causing constipation
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
OF. emplastre, F. emplâtre, L. emplastrum, a plaster or salve, fr. Gr. , fr. to plaster up, daub over; in + to form, mold, apply as a plaster