court plaster

noun

Definition of court plaster

: an adhesive plaster especially of silk coated with isinglass and glycerin

First Known Use of court plaster

1772, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for court plaster

from its use for beauty spots by ladies at royal courts

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The first known use of court plaster was in 1772

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court plaster

noun
\ ˈkō(ə)rt-, ˈkȯ(ə)rt- How to pronounce court plaster (audio) \

Medical Definition of court plaster

: an adhesive plaster especially of silk coated with isinglass and glycerin

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