- a brand of quick-drying, plasterlike material for patching plasterwork.
- to patch with Spackle.
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Word Origin and History for spackle
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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