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beetle2

bee·tle2

beetle2

 
pronunciation:
bi tl
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
part of speech: noun
definition: a wooden mallet or club used to stamp and finish linen, compress paving stones, or mash vegetables.
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: beetled, beetles, beetling
definition 1: to finish or stamp (cloth) with a beetling machine.
definition 2: to use a beetle on.
derivation: beetler (n.)