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eyebrow pencil

noun
1.
a pencil for outlining and shading eyebrows.
Origin of eyebrow pencil
1880-1885
1880-85
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  • Also she'd learned how to use a lip-stick and an eyebrow pencil.

    Torchy and Vee Sewell Ford
  • Also she's a home-grown siren that works without the aid of a lip-stick, permanent wave, or an eyebrow pencil.

    Torchy and Vee Sewell Ford
  • And she picked up her eyebrow pencil again and did a little more frescoing.

  • The brows were arched with an "eyebrow pencil" and the lips with a vivid cardinal red.

    When It Was Dark Guy Thorne
  • I picked out a faint lavender scent, and then bought some lipstick, mascara, and eyebrow pencil.

    Exile from Space Judith Merril
British Dictionary definitions for eyebrow pencil

eyebrow pencil

noun
1.
a cosmetic in pencil form for applying colour and shape to the eyebrows
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