putty

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Etymology 1[edit]

From French potée.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

putty ‎(comparative puttier, superlative puttiest)

  1. Of, pertaining to, or resembling putty.

Noun[edit]

putty ‎(plural putties)

  1. A form of cement, made from linseed oil and whiting, used to fix panes of glass.
  2. Any of a range of similar substances.
  3. (golf, colloquial) A golf ball made of composition and not gutta-percha.
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Verb[edit]

putty ‎(third-person singular simple present putties, present participle puttying, simple past and past participle puttied)

  1. (transitive) to fix something using putty
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Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

putty ‎(plural putties)

  1. Alternative form of puttee