- (n.) A pilgrim's staff.
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Definitions for: PALTERS
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- (n.) A term formerly given to the salts supposed to be formed respectively by neutralizing acids with certain peroxides.
- (n.) An external application of a consistency harder than ointment, prepared for use by spreading it on linen, leather, silk, or other material. It is adhesive at the ordinary temperature of the body, and is used, according to its composition, to produce a medicinal effect, to bind parts together, etc.; as, a porous plaster; sticking plaster.
- (n.) A composition of lime, water, and sand, with or without hair as a bond, for coating walls, ceilings, and partitions of houses. See Mortar.
- (n.) Calcined gypsum, or plaster of Paris, especially when ground, as used for making ornaments, figures, moldings, etc.; or calcined gypsum used as a fertilizer.
- (v. t.) To cover with a plaster, as a wound or sore.
- (v. t.) To overlay or cover with plaster, as the ceilings and walls of a house.
- (v. t.) Fig.: To smooth over; to cover or conceal the defects of; to hide, as with a covering of plaster.
- (n.) The Book of Psalms; -- often applied to a book containing the Psalms separately printed.
- (n.) Specifically, the Book of Psalms as printed in the Book of Common Prayer; among the Roman Catholics, the part of the Breviary which contains the Psalms arranged for each day of the week.
- (n.) A rosary, consisting of a hundred and fifty beads, corresponding to the number of the psalms.
- (n.) A dealer in staple goods.
- (n.) One employed to assort wool according to its staple.