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spackle

[spak-uh l]
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(initial capital letter) Trademark.
  1. a brand of quick-drying, plasterlike material for patching plasterwork.
verb (used with or without object), spack·led, spack·ling.
  1. to patch with Spackle.
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Word Origin and History for spackle

Spackle

n.

proprietary name for a surfacing compound, 1927, probably based on German spachtel "putty knife, mastic, filler." The verb is attested from 1940. Related: Spackled; spackling.

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