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Adhesive plaster

adhesive tape, especially in wide sheets.
Historical Examples

The membranes and integuments are then restored to their position, and an adhesive plaster placed over the whole.
Sheep, Swine, and Poultry Robert Jennings

An adhesive plaster is in popular language a sticking-plaster.
English Synonyms and Antonyms James Champlin Fernald

A stimulant, resolvent, and adhesive plaster, once supposed to possess extraordinary virtues.
Cooley’s Practical Receipts, Volume II Arnold Cooley

“Better change your laundry,” cheerfully advised Dr. Ed, cutting a strip of adhesive plaster.
K Mary Roberts Rinehart

Smaller ones may be secured with an adhesive plaster or bandage.
Domestic Animals Richard L. Allen

Straps of adhesive plaster are seldom or never of any use, but if the rent be very severe a suture or two may be required.
A System of Midwifery Edward Rigby

Ned’s feet bothered him and he was in constant pain, but the adhesive plaster and cotton had been of the greatest help.
The Air Ship Boys H.L. Sayler

The compress should be securely bandaged in place, or its edges may be fastened with adhesive plaster or collodion.
American Red Cross Text-Book on Home Hygiene and Care of the Sick Jane A. Delano

He accordingly plugged his nostrils, fitted on to the face an appropriate mask, and fastened it by strips of adhesive plaster.
Poisons: Their Effects and Detection Alexander Wynter Blyth

Over the point of departure there was a bloody bulb of cotton strapped to the flesh by other pieces of adhesive plaster.
Wounds in the rain Stephen Crane


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