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 Meanings and Examples of PLASTER
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plaster
 n.  cover conspicuously, as by pasting something on; adhesive tape used in dressing wounds; a hardened surface as on a wall or ceiling
Classic Sentence: (56 in 4 pages)
1  "Very interesting reading it might be made, too," remarked Sherlock Holmes, sticking a small piece of plaster over the prick on his finger.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER I. MR. SHERLOCK HOLMES
2  He held out his hand as he spoke, and I noticed that it was all mottled over with similar pieces of plaster, and discoloured with strong acids.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER I. MR. SHERLOCK HOLMES
3  A vulgar flaring paper adorned the walls, but it was blotched in places with mildew, and here and there great strips had become detached and hung down, exposing the yellow plaster beneath.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER III. THE LAURISTON GARDEN MYSTERY
4  My glass allowed me to observe that the plaster was slightly scratched in doing it, which would not have been the case if the man's nail had been trimmed.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER IV. WHAT JOHN RANCE HAD TO TELL
5  She wouldn't jazz, because she simply couldn't plaster her stomach against some 'creature's' stomach.'
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 17
6  There were no carpets and no signs of any furniture above the ground floor, while the plaster was peeling off the walls, and the damp was breaking through in green, unhealthy blotches.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In IX. THE ADVENTURE OF THE ENGINEER’S THUMB
7  The plaster cast was not worth more than a few shillings, and the whole affair appeared to be too childish for any particular investigation.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In VIII. THE ADVENTURE OF THE SIX NAPOLEONS
8  Some little time ago he purchased from Morse Hudson two duplicate plaster casts of the famous head of Napoleon by the French sculptor, Devine.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In VIII. THE ADVENTURE OF THE SIX NAPOLEONS
9  Well, when Dr. Barnicot came down this morning he was astonished to find that his house had been burgled during the night, but that nothing had been taken save the plaster head from the hall.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In VIII. THE ADVENTURE OF THE SIX NAPOLEONS
10  Why any burglar should take such a thing passes my understanding, for it was only a plaster cast and of no real value whatever.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In VIII. THE ADVENTURE OF THE SIX NAPOLEONS
11  The cast was taken in two moulds from each side of the face, and then these two profiles of plaster of Paris were joined together to make the complete bust.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In VIII. THE ADVENTURE OF THE SIX NAPOLEONS
12  Carefully Holmes held each separate shard to the light, but in no way did it differ from any other shattered piece of plaster.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In VIII. THE ADVENTURE OF THE SIX NAPOLEONS
13  Six plaster casts of Napoleon were drying in the passage.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In VIII. THE ADVENTURE OF THE SIX NAPOLEONS
14  In an instant Beppo, a skilful workman, made a small hole in the wet plaster, dropped in the pearl, and with a few touches covered over the aperture once more.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In VIII. THE ADVENTURE OF THE SIX NAPOLEONS
15  At the present day it is a tolerably large town, ornamented all the year through with plaster villas, and on Sundays with beaming bourgeois.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER I—THE WATER QUESTION AT MONTFERMEIL
Example Sentence:
1  She broke her leg a month ago and it's still in plaster.
2  Patience is the plaster of all sores.
3  He mixed up some plaster to repair the wall.
4  Before painting, fill all the cracks in the plaster.
5  There were huge cracks in the plaster, and the green shutters were faded.
6  His broken leg was encased in plaster.
7  He's got his leg in a plaster cast.
8  The plaster on the walls has been removed to expose the original bricks underneath.
9  She applied the plaster on his shoulder.
10  The plaster is mostly removed now and we get to see the paintings in their full glory.
11  She plastered herself from head to toe in high factor sun lotion.
12  His hair was plastered down to his scalp by the rain.
13  The cracks in the ceiling have to be plastered over before you can start painting.
14  There are very few directors who get their name plastered all over the marketing materials for their films.