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(n.) A soft composition, as of flour moistened with water or milk, or of earth moistened to the consistence of dough, as in making potter's ware.
(v. t.) To unite with paste; to fasten or join by means of paste.
(n.) The mineral substance in which other minerals are imbedded.
(n.) A highly refractive vitreous composition, variously colored, used in making imitations of precious stones or gems. See Strass.
(n.) Specifically, in cookery, a dough prepared for the crust of pies and the like; pastry dough.
(n.) A soft confection made of the inspissated juice of fruit, licorice, or the like, with sugar, etc.
(n.) A kind of cement made of flour and water, starch and water, or the like, - used for uniting paper or other substances, as in bookbinding, etc., - also used in calico printing as a vehicle for mordant or color.
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Webster, Noah. Entry for 'Paste'. Noah Webster's American Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/web/p/paste.html. 1828.