emplaster

Emplaster

Em*plas"ter\, n. [OF. emplastre, F. empl[^a]tre, L. emplastrum a plaster or salve, fr. Gr. ?, fr. ? to plaster up, daub over; ? in + ? to form, mold, apply as a plaster.] See Plaster. [Obs.] --Wiseman.
Webster's Revised

Emplaster

Em*plas"ter\, v. t. [Cf. OF. emplastrer, F. empl[^a]trer. See Emplaster, n.] To plaster over; to cover over so as to present a good appearance. [Obs.] "Fair as ye his name emplaster." --Chaucer.
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