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Meaning of PUTTY

Pronunciation:  'putee

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a dough-like mixture of whiting and boiled linseed oil; used especially to patch woodwork or secure panes of glass
  2. [v]  apply putty in order to fix or fill, as of a window sash, for example

PUTTY is a 5 letter word that starts with P.


 See Also: apply, cement, filler, put on



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Put"ty\, n. (Golf)
    A ball made of composition and not gutta percha. [Colloq.]
  2. \Put"ty\, n.; pl. {Putties}. [Written also {puttee},
    {puttie}.] [Hind. pa[.t][.t]i ribbon, brace, tie.]
    A kind of gaiter of waterproof cloth wrapped around the leg,
    used by soldiers, etc.
  3. \Put"ty\, n. [F. pot['e]e, fr. pot pot; what was formerly
    called putty being a substance resembling what is now called
    putty powder, and in part made of the metal of old pots. See
    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.
    {Putty powder}, an oxide of tin, or of tin and lead in
       various proportions, much used in polishing glass, metal,
       precious stones, etc.
  4. \Put"ty\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Puttied}; p. pr. & vb. n.
    To cement, or stop, with putty.
Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Dreaming that you are handling putty means that your risk taking approach to things will cause you to lose your fortune.