Putty meaning

pŭtē
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A cement of quicklime and water, mixed with plaster of Paris or sand for use as a finishing coat in plastering.
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A fine lime cement used as a finishing coat on plaster.
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A yellowish or light brownish gray to grayish yellow or light grayish brown.
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To fill, cover, or secure with putty.
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To cement, fix, cover, or fill with putty.
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Of, pertaining to, or resembling putty.
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A form of cement, made from linseed oil and whiting, used to fix panes of glass.
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Any of a range of similar substances.
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To fix something using putty.
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Origin of putty

  • French potée polishing powder from Old French a potful from pot pot from Vulgar Latin pottus

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From French potée.

    From Wiktionary