What does the word plaster mean?

Usage examples for plaster

  1. Is your face made of plaster, that it is difficult to see what is passing in your heart? – Child of a Century, v3 by Alfred de Musset
  2. The first is effected by applying plaster of Paris and linen, and the second by having the animal put in slings. – Diseases of the Horse's Foot by Harry Caulton Reeks
  3. Joe stifled his mirth as best he could, and, taking the lamp, and the tender- hearted little woman's hand, led the way towards the shed door, as he replied: " I'll show him to you, aunt Dorcas, an' then if you want to tie a rag 'round his throat, or put a plaster on his head, you can." – The Princess and Joe Potter by James Otis