plaster (something) with (something)

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plaster (something) with (something)

To cover ever inch of some surface with something. They plastered the walls with gaudy pink paint. The alleyway was plastered with posters of her performance. We plastered our faces with mud to help us remain undetected on our approach to the camp.
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plaster something with something

to spread some substance onto something. Jane plastered each slice of bread with butter and then heaped on a glob of jam. She plastered the wall with a thin coat of fine white plaster.
See also: plaster
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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References in classic literature ?
I was then curious, indeed, to see it; and when I came to it, it was nothing but this: it was a timber house, or a house built, as we call it in England, with lath and plaster, but all this plastering was really China ware--that is to say, it was plastered with the earth that makes China ware.
Fay figures that walls plastered with the prepackaged Italian material cost $6 to $12 per square foot, including labor.