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putty

a malleable carpenter's material consisting of white lead and linseed oil. It is palatable to cattle and causes lead poisoning.

putty brisket
see presternal calcification.
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So Frost is the only memoirist among the Blue Puttees who survived the whole of the war.
Prince 2001 "The Canadian Political Landscape of Disability: Policy Perspectives, Social Status, Interest Groups and the Rights Movement," in Alan Puttee ed.
Puttee comes from the Hindi patti, for bandage, strip of cloth.
LeGrow, a Blue Puttee, member of the executive of the GWVA, and member of the House of Assembly for Bay de Verde, guaranteed repayment in the event that the author did not keep his end of the bargain).
DeMille's film career was so long (1913-1959) and financially successful that he became an American cultural icon, particularly remembered as the archetypical image of a film director charging around the set in puttee pants shouting instructions through a megaphone as sycophants attended to his every whim.
It's not the putter, it's the puttee, me being the puttee.
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I had the bottom of my trousers doubled inside the sock on the calf and also my puttee doubled in the same place which, no doubt, had helped to minimize the blow.
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The problem was the puttee,' Lawrie scowled referring to his poor display on the greens.
Since most people wore low shoes in civilian life, black socks had to be worn so that between the bottom of the puttee and the top of the shoe it would appear that the soldier was wearing boots (at a distance anyway).