an impure oxide of zinc obtained from the flues of smelting furnaces, or a similar substance occurring as a native mineral, used chiefly as a polishing powder.
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How to use tutty in a sentence
Mr. tutty officiated in the open air until the necessary church accommodation could be obtained.History of Halifax City | Thomas B. Akins
This was the impure protoxide of zinc deposited in the furnace outlets, and is modern "tutty."De Re Metallica | Georgius Agricola
Melt the wax with the lard over a gentle fire, and sprinkle in the tutty, continually stirring them till the ointment is cold.
Say, tutty,” says I, “do you really mean to put over a bluff the size of that?Odd Numbers | Sewell Ford
But look here, tutty,” says I, “just what sort of enterprise do you think you can direct?Odd Numbers | Sewell Ford
British Dictionary definitions for tutty
finely powdered impure zinc oxide obtained from the flues of zinc-smelting furnaces and used as a polishing powder
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