badigeon

noun
ba·​di·​geon | \ bəˈdijən \
plural -s

Definition of badigeon

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: a cement or paste (as of plaster and powdered freestone) used to fill holes or cover defects in wood or stone

badigeon

transitive verb
\ " \
-ed/-ing/-s

Definition of badigeon (Entry 2 of 2)

: to cover with badigeon

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First Known Use of badigeon

Noun

circa 1828, in the meaning defined above

Transitive verb

1910, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for badigeon

Noun

French

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The first known use of badigeon was circa 1828

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“Badigeon.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/badigeon. Accessed 23 Oct. 2021.

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