putty


putty
putty [put′ē]
n.
[Fr potée, calcined tin, brass, lit., potful < pot, POT1]
1.
a) a soft, plastic mixture of finely powdered chalk and linseed oil, used to secure glass panes, fill small cracks, etc.
b) any substance like this in consistency, use, etc.
2. PUTTY POWDER
3. a cement of quicklime and water, mixed with plaster of Paris or sand for use as a finishing coat in plastering
vt.
puttied, puttying
to cement, fix, cover, or fill with putty

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