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mustard plaster

noun
1.
a black mixture of mustard and rubber placed on a cloth and applied to the skin as a counterirritant.
Origin
1855-1860
1855-60
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mustard plaster

noun
1.
(med) a mixture of powdered black mustard seeds and an adhesive agent applied to the skin for its relaxing, stimulating, or counterirritant effects
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mustard-plaster in Medicine

mustard plaster n.
A medicinal plaster made with a pastelike mixture of powdered black mustard, flour, and water, used especially as a counterirritant.

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