paste

Part of speech: verb

To stick with paste.

Part of speech: noun

An adhesive mixture, as of flour and water; moist plastic substance.

Part of speech: noun

A composition for making false gems.

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Usage examples "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", Samuel Pepys Commentator: Lord Braybrooke.
  2. Remove the paste thus made from the fire, and let it partly cool. - "The Complete Book of Cheese", 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", George Manville Fenn.