from The Century Dictionary.
- To doctor or play the quack with salves and slops; apply a medicament to a wound or contusion, or administer medicine internally.
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Gammerstang commented on the word pomster
(verb) - To treat illness without knowledge or skill in medicine. Devon and Cornwall.
--Joseph Wright's English Dialect Dictionary, 1898-1905
January 16, 2018