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Webster's Dictionary

Pestle

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(1):

(n.) An implement for pounding and breaking or braying substances in a mortar.

(2):

(n.) A constable's or bailiff's staff; - so called from its shape.

(3):

(n.) The leg and leg bone of an animal, especially of a pig; as, a pestle of pork.

(4):

(v. t. & i.) To pound, pulverize, bray, or mix with a pestle, or as with a pestle; to use a pestle.

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Webster, Noah. Entry for 'Pestle'. Noah Webster's American Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/web/p/pestle.html. 1828.

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