Lectionary Calendar
Saturday, May 18th, 2024
Eve of Pentacost
Attention!
StudyLight.org has pledged to help build churches in Uganda. Help us with that pledge and support pastors in the heart of Africa.
Click here to join the effort!

Bible Dictionaries
Mortar

Webster's Dictionary

Search for…
or
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
Prev Entry
Mortalness
Next Entry
Mortgage
Resource Toolbox
Additional Links

(1):

(n.) A strong vessel, commonly in form of an inverted bell, in which substances are pounded or rubbed with a pestle.

(2):

(n.) A short piece of ordnance, used for throwing bombs, carcasses, shells, etc., at high angles of elevation, as 45?, and even higher; - so named from its resemblance in shape to the utensil above described.

(3):

(n.) A building material made by mixing lime, cement, or plaster of Paris, with sand, water, and sometimes other materials; - used in masonry for joining stones, bricks, etc., also for plastering, and in other ways.

(4):

(v. t.) To plaster or make fast with mortar.

(5):

(n.) A chamber lamp or light.

Bibliography Information
Webster, Noah. Entry for 'Mortar'. Noah Webster's American Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/​dictionaries/​eng/​web/​m/mortar.html. 1828.
 
adsfree-icon
Ads FreeProfile