jewelers putty

jewelers' putty

noun Unabridged

putty powder

an abrasive consisting chiefly of stannic oxide, used for polishing hard surfaces.
Also called putty, jeweler's putty.

1825–35 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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World English Dictionary
putty powder
a powder, either tin oxide or tin and lead oxide, used for polishing glassware, metal, etc

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