darby


darby
I. \\ˈdärbē\ noun (-es)
Etymology: probably from the name Derby or Darby
1. : a plasterer's float consisting of a long narrow strip of wood with two handles
2. : a trowel with a handle elevated above the blade for use as a darby
II. transitive verb (-ed/-ing/-es)
: to smooth with a darby

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