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Plaster of Paris(e, n. Also: plaister. [e.m.E. (c 1462).] Calcined sulphate of lime, plaster of Paris; cf. Paris plaster, Plaster n.1 2 b. — 1683 Inv. in Donibristle Mun. 2.
Sendra's head done in plaister of Paris above the chimney
1687 Bk. Old Edinb. C. XXVII. 146.
Plaster of Parise

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