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Daemon
Posted: Friday, June 7, 2019 12:00:00 AM
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pestle

(noun) A heavy tool of stone or iron (usually with a flat base and a handle) that is used to grind and mix material (as grain or drugs or pigments) against a slab of stone.

Synonyms: pounder, muller

Usage: Sometimes she might have been seen … kneading poee-poee with terrific vehemence, dashing the stone pestle about as if she would shiver the vessel into fragments.
KSPavan
Posted: Friday, June 7, 2019 12:48:13 AM

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pestle
Definition: (noun) A heavy tool of stone or iron (usually with a flat base and a handle) that is used to grind and mix material (as grain or drugs or pigments) against a slab of stone.
Synonyms: pounder, muller
Usage: Sometimes she might have been seen … kneading poee-poee with terrific vehemence, dashing the stone pestle about as if she would shiver the vessel into fragments.
taurine
Posted: Friday, June 7, 2019 3:34:47 AM

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The particulars of the offence were that Mehtab Laqab having committed a relevant offence, namely the murder of Abed Hussain, the appellant, knowing or believing that Mehtab Laqab had committed the said offence or some other relevant offence, without lawful authority or reasonable excuse disposed of a stone pestle, with intent to impede the apprehension or prosecution of Mehtab Laqab.

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Adyl Mouhei
Posted: Friday, June 7, 2019 8:03:32 AM

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Daemon wrote:
pestle

(noun) A heavy tool of stone or iron (usually with a flat base and a handle) that is used to grind and mix material (as grain or drugs or pigments) against a slab of stone.

Synonyms: pounder, muller

Usage: Sometimes she might have been seen … kneading poee-poee with terrific vehemence, dashing the stone pestle about as if she would shiver the vessel into fragments.
Adyl Mouhei
Posted: Friday, June 7, 2019 8:08:05 AM

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I still remember, with a certain nostalgy, my grandmother using a pestle.
Emel Rapchan
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Emel Rapchan
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