transitive verb

Definition of back-putty

: to force putty into any space in a window sash that may be left between the edges of the rabbet and the glass

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First Known Use of back-putty

1926, in the meaning defined above

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“Back-putty.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Jun. 2021.

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