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, n. [OE.; akin to OD. bluyster, fr. the same
root as blast, bladder, blow. See Blow
to eject wind.]
1. A vesicle of the skin, containing watery matter or serum,
whether occasioned by a burn or other injury, or by a
vesicatory; a collection of serous fluid causing a
bladderlike elevation of the cuticle.
And painful blisters swelled my tender hands.
2. Any elevation made by the separation of the film or skin,
as on plants; or by the swelling of the substance at the
surface, as on steel.
3. A vesicatory; a plaster of Spanish flies, or other matter,
applied to raise a blister. --Dunglison.
, a beetle used to raise blisters, esp. the
(or Cantharis vesicatoria
or Spanish fly
by druggists. See
, a blister beetle.
, a plaster designed to raise a blister; --
usually made of Spanish flies.
, crude steel formed from wrought iron by
cementation; -- so called because of its blistered
surface. Called also blistered steel
. See under Blood
(k[a^]n"th[.a]*r[i^]s), n.; pl.
(k[a^]n*th[a^]r"[i^]*d[=e]z). [L., a kind of
beetle, esp. the Spanish fly, Gr. kanqari`s.] (Zo["o]l.)
A beetle (Lytta vesicatoria
, syn. Cantharis vesicatoria
having an elongated cylindrical body of a brilliant green
color, and a nauseous odor; the blister fly or blister
beetle, of the apothecary; -- also called Spanish fly
other species of Lytta
, used for the same purpose, take the
same name. See Blister beetle
, under Blister
. The plural
form in usually applied to the dried insects used in