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

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More About court plaster

Time Traveler for court plaster

Time Traveler

The first known use of court plaster was in 1772

See more words from the same year

Dictionary Entries Near court plaster

court party

court plaster

court reporter

See More Nearby Entries 

Statistics for court plaster

Cite this Entry

“Court plaster.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/court%20plaster. Accessed 26 Oct. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

Keep scrolling for more

More Definitions for court plaster

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

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Farm Idioms Quiz

  • cow coming home
  • What does 'poke' refer to in the expression 'pig in a poke'?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!