Camel's-hair pencil

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Camel's-hair pencil a small brush used by painters in water colors, made of camel's hair or similar materials.
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Usage

In literature:

A fine camel's hair brush lay on the table, for penciling.
"Constance Dunlap" by Arthur B. Reeve
It is applied to the broken edges by a camel's hair pencil.
"One Thousand Secrets of Wise and Rich Men Revealed" by C. A. Bogardus
A few drops of this should be placed in the eye with a camel's-hair pencil or soft feather three or four times daily.
"Special Report on Diseases of Cattle" by U.S. Department of Agriculture
It is with a camel's hair pencil laid in bands along the parts, which are held in their intended situations while it dries.
"The Dog" by Dinks, Mayhew, and Hutchinson
For this purpose a bone knitting-needle answers well for the coarse species, and a camel's-hair pencil for the more delicate ones.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 13, Slice 3" by Various
The application in painting, is made by means of a camel's-hair pencil.
"Popular Technology; Volume 2" by Edward Hazen
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