|1.||[ noun ] (military,arms) a muzzle-loading high-angle gun with a short barrel that fires shells at high elevations for a short range|
|2.||[ verb ] plaster with mortar|
"mortar the wall"
|Related terms:||plaster masonry|
|3.||[ noun ] used as a bond in masonry or for covering a wall|
|Related terms:||building_material cement|
|4.||[ noun ] a bowl-shaped vessel in which substances can be ground and mixed with a pestle|