What does the word paste mean?

Usage examples for paste

  1. I left my wife at the New Exchange and myself to the Exchequer, to looke after my Tangier tallys, and there met Sir G. Downing, who shewed me his present practise now begun this day to paste up upon the Exchequer door a note of what orders upon the new Act are paid and now in paying, and my Lord of Oxford coming by, also took him, and shewed him his whole method of keeping his books, and everything of it, which indeed is very pretty, and at this day there is assigned upon the Act L804, 000. Thence at the New Exchange took up my wife again, and so home to dinner, and after dinner to my office again to set things in order. – Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete Transcribed From The Shorthand Manuscript In The Pepysian Library Magdalene College Cambridge By The Rev. Mynors Bright by Samuel Pepys Commentator: Lord Braybrooke
  2. Remove the paste thus made from the fire, and let it partly cool. – The Complete Book of Cheese by Robert Carlton Brown
  3. Then from the same bag he took a small brass box carefully hammered to form a pattern, and upon opening this a thick white paste became visible. – The Rajah of Dah by George Manville Fenn
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