sticking plaster

noun

Definition of sticking plaster 

chiefly British

: an adhesive plaster especially for closing superficial wounds

First Known Use of sticking plaster

1584, in the meaning defined above

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sticking plaster

noun

English Language Learners Definition of sticking plaster

: a piece of material that is put on your skin over a small cut or wound

sticking plaster

noun
stick·ing plaster | \ ˈstik-iŋ-ˌ \

Medical Definition of sticking plaster 

: an adhesive plaster especially for closing superficial wounds

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