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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A dough-like mixture of whiting and boiled linseed oil v. - Apply a dough-like mixture in order to fix or fill.

Usage examples (36)
  • putty the window sash
  • "I reckon that's what I call putty good," said the scout, a smile creeping over his bronzed face.
  • Â The putty is strong enough to hold up to 300 lbs. Â
  • Ell.), which has the name putty-root, probably from the same property of gumminess and adhesiveness. for more
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