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lute

 [lo̳t]
1. a substance such as cement, wax, or clay that coats a joint area to make a tight seal; called also luting agent.
2. to coat with such a substance.

lute

(lūt),
To seal or fasten with wax or cement.
[L. lutum, mud]

lute

(lldbomact)
1. a substance such as cement, wax, or clay that coats a surface or joint area to make a tight seal.
2. to coat or seal with such a substance.

lute

[lo̅o̅t]
Etymology: L, lutum, mud
1 n, a substance such as cement, wax, or clay that coats a surface or joint area to make a tight seal. Also called luting agent.
2 v, to coat or seal with such a substance.

lute

(lūt)
To seal or fasten with wax or cement.
[L. lutum, mud]
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lutanist and the singer, but the sounds that pleased me yesterday
The lutanist who had been plucking fiercely on his instrument roused himself to a positive frenzy; and the dancing girls began to ride in such a way that young Arthur nearly fell from the precarious ladder which barely held his already quite considerable weight.
As though a signal has been given, the lutanists strike up a plangent tune-and all who witness the wonder know The Moment is at hand.