: a counterirritant and rubefacient plaster containing powdered mustard
Examples of mustard plaster in a Sentence
Recent Examples on the WebTreatments included bloodletting, blistering, leeches and the use of mustard plaster, which could cause first-degree burns.
Ann Levin, USA TODAY, 18 Jan. 2021 For colds, her parents applied mustard plasters, and her Norwegian father made her and her brother hot water, sugar and whiskey at bedtime, to keep coughs in check.
Vanessa Hua, San Francisco Chronicle, 3 Jan. 2018 Everyone in Russia knows about treatment by mustard plaster, an old-fashioned remedy.
Jay Nordlinger, National Review, 11 Oct. 2017
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