Green Poultice

A popular term for money, especially that obtained from a settlement of a lawsuit, likened to a treatment that makes one feel better
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I pass the slippery green poultice to a little ruddy faced boy (I suspect the class clown) who gestures with his hands to his nose and grimaces before grinning broadly.
Not only does it reduce the swelling and sting, but kids are so amazed that you are making a green poultice that it distracts them."
Some insurers simply practice the cure of the "green poultice": Apply money, and the pain disappears.