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oil color

noun
1.
a paint made by grinding a pigment in oil, usually linseed oil.
Origin of oil color
1530-1540
1530-40
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  • The distemper color must not be diluted with much water, or it will rub off when the oil-color is being applied over it.

    Practical Graining William E. (William Edmund) Wall

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