Sauce-crayon

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Sauce-crayon a soft, black pastel used for backgrounds
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr. sauce—L. salsa, neut. pl. of salsus, pa.p. of salīre, salsum, to salt—sal, salt.

Usage

In literature:

The paste-board box is intended to hold this special crayon sauce or the Peerless sauce.
"Crayon Portraiture" by Jerome A. Barhydt
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