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noun (1)

plural -es
: a long-handled hoe usually with a perforated blade that is used especially for mixing mortar
: thin sloppy mortar : grout


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transitive verb

: to fill in with grout sometimes with bricks or spalls in it : grout


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noun (2)

plural -es
dialectal, England


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noun (3)

plural -es
: a small usually motor-driven car with a drop bottom used for hauling slate or rock from the tipple to the dump of a mine
: a hand-pushed or motor-driven car with a hopper that is used for weighing or measuring and distributing bulk materials and is suspended between overhead tracks or carried on rails

called also weigh larry

Word History


Noun (1)

perhaps from Larry, nickname for the name Lawrence

Noun (2)

probably alteration of lurry entry 1

Noun (3)

alteration of lorry

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“Larry.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Jun. 2023.

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