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poultice

poul·tice

poultice

pronunciation:
pol tihs
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
part of speech: noun
definition: a soft, usu. heated mass of moist meal, leaves, or the like that is spread on a cloth and applied to a sore or inflamed area of the body as a therapy.
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: poulticed, poultices, poulticing
definition: to treat by applying a poultice to.