cottle

noun
cot·​tle | \ ˈkätᵊl, -ätᵊl \
plural -s

Definition of cottle

1 : a band or wall typically of clay that encircles an object to be molded and determines the outer extremity of the completed mold
2 : a cylinder usually of waterproof paper used for retaining plaster-of-paris slurry around a mold or form

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“Cottle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cottle. Accessed 23 Jan. 2021.

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