1. mortar, howitzer, trench mortar, high-angle gun

usage: a muzzle-loading high-angle gun with a short barrel that fires shells at high elevations for a short range

2. mortar, building material

usage: used as a bond in masonry or for covering a wall

3. mortar, vessel

usage: a bowl-shaped vessel in which substances can be ground and mixed with a pestle


1. mortar, plaster, daub

usage: plaster with mortar; "mortar the wall"

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