Putty

Definition of Putty

Put´ty
n.1.A kind of thick paste or cement compounded of whiting, or soft carbonate of lime, and linseed oil, when applied beaten or kneaded to the consistence of dough, - used in fastening glass in sashes, stopping crevices, and for similar purposes.
2.(Golf) A ball made of composition and not gutta percha.
Putty powder
an oxide of tin, or of tin and lead in various proportions, much used in polishing glass, metal, precious stones, etc.
1.A kind of gaiter of waterproof cloth wrapped around the leg, used by soldiers, etc.
v. t.1.To cement, or stop, with putty.
[imp. & p. p. Puttied ; p. pr. & vb. n. Puttying.]

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apply, put on
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