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plural -s
: a mixture (as of dogs' dung in water) formerly used by tanners for bating hides and skins after liming


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transitive verb

: to bate (hides) in a solution of fermented dog dung

Word History



alteration of pure entry 4

Transitive verb

alteration of pure entry 3

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“Puer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/puer. Accessed 7 Dec. 2023.

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