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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Noun- A cement or paste (as of plaster and powdered freestone) used to fill holes or cover defects in wood or stone.

Usage examples (2)
  • badigeon is employed for giving a uniform tint to houses rendered brown by time, and to churches
  • At Vif, the badigeon –or whitewash – was pasted directly over the paintings, covering them but also preserving them. for more
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