- a dentifrice in the form of paste.
Origin of toothpaste
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Examples from the Web for toothpaste
Taken aback, toothpaste dribbling down my chin, I stood there befuddled, not quite sure what to do next.Can a Jew Get Down With Hot Jesus from 'Son of God?'
March 9, 2014
Toothpaste bombs, wiretapped toothbrushes, tastebud disasters.
P&G announcement came shortly before warnings by Russian security forces about dangers of toothpaste bombs in Sochi.
The e-commerce giant sells everything under the sun—from Danielle Steel books to toothpaste.Amazon Opens Fine Art Market
August 8, 2013
Hartigan based it on a collage of Life magazine snippets that included ads for toothpaste and food shots.Not-So-Abstract Expressionism
October 29, 2012
There was a trace of toothpaste at the left corner of his mouth.Jerry's Charge Account
Hazel Hutchins Wilson
They are packed for departure with toothbrushes and toothpaste, packages of gum, tobacco and books.News Writing
M. Lyle Spencer
He missed the bobbypins on the floor, the nylons drying across the shower rack, the toothpaste tubes squeezed from the top.At the Post
Horace Leonard Gold
The newspapers interviewed her, society women copied her, toothpaste and perfume manufacturers solicited her testimonials.The Easiest Way
Eugene Walter and Arthur Hornblow
"I'll be dog-goned," swore Old Chauncey with toothpaste foam dribbling down his chin.Here Lies
- a paste used for cleaning the teeth, applied with a toothbrush
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Word Origin and History for toothpaste
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