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 for Paste eel
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Paste \Paste\ (p[=a]st), n. [OF. paste, F. p[^a]te, L. pasta,
     fr. Gr. ? barley broth; cf. ? barley porridge, ? sprinkled
     with salt, ? to sprinkle. Cf. Pasty, n., Patty.]
     1. A soft composition, as of flour moistened with water or
        milk, or of earth moistened to the consistence of dough,
        as in making potter's ware.
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     2. Specifically, in cookery, a dough prepared for the crust
        of pies and the like; pastry dough.
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     3. A kind of cement made of flour and water, starch and
        water, or the like, -- used for uniting paper or other
        substances, as in bookbinding, etc., -- also used in
        calico printing as a vehicle for mordant or color.
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     4. A highly refractive vitreous composition, variously
        colored, used in making imitations of precious stones or
        gems. See Strass.
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     5. A soft confection made of the inspissated juice of fruit,
        licorice, or the like, with sugar, etc.
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     6. (Min.) The mineral substance in which other minerals are
        imbedded.
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     Paste eel (Zool.), the vinegar eel. See under Vinegar.
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