Keene's cement

noun
\ ˈkēnz- \

Definition of Keene's cement 

: a hard-finish gypsum plaster to which alum has been added and which is used chiefly as a gauging plaster in lime mortar for walls (as of hospitals, stores, railroad stations) where an unusually tough and durable plaster is required

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History and Etymology for Keene's cement

after Richard W. Keene, 19th century English inventor

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