Fat-lute

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Fat-lute a mixture of pipe-clay and linseed-oil, for filling joints, &c
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. fæt; Ger. fett.

Usage

In literature:

For such cases, the following fat lute is the best hitherto discovered, though not without its disadvantages, which shall be pointed out.
"Elements of Chemistry," by Antoine Lavoisier
But my view was they should first give me to eat; for an empty stomach accorded not well with a fat one, such as the lute had.
"The Adventurous Simplicissimus being the description of the Life of a Strange vagabond named Melchior Sternfels von Fuchshaim" by Hans Jacob Christoph von Grimmelshausen
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