Court-plaster

court plaster

noun
cotton or other fabric coated on one side with an adhesive preparation, as of isinglass and glycerin, used on the skin for medical and cosmetic purposes.

Origin:
1765–75; so called because of former use in courtly circles for making beauty spots

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court plaster
 
n
a plaster, composed of isinglass on silk, formerly used to cover superficial wounds
 
[C18: so called because formerly used by court ladies for beauty spots]

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