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Definition of "mâché" [mache]

  • See corn salad. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "mâché" in a sentence
  • "There's a Native American float in a Christmas parade, and the announcer boasts that "... and the papier mache is made entirely of broken treaties!""
  • "This papier-mache, which is also called a matrix, was baked hard by steam, put in a curved cylinder, melted lead was poured on it and there was a solid metal page of the paper ready for the great press, which was soon thundering away, printing thousands of papers, each one containing, on the front page, Larry's account of the interview with Sullivan."
  • "After placing the wires and bulbs and testing, the grooves are filled with "mache" or putty colored to match the other surface."