putty knife

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English[edit]

a glazier's putty knife
generic putty knives

Noun[edit]

putty knife (plural putty knives)

  1. A hand tool with a flexible blade used by glaziers to apply putty to seal window panes to the frame and mullions.
  2. A similar tool with a wide, flat blade used by painters, plasterers, and carpenters to spread putty to fill holes and cracks.

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  • (tool with wide, flat blade): spatula

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