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palette knife

noun, Painting.
1.
a thin blade of varying flexibility set in a handle and used for mixing colors or applying them to a canvas.
Origin
1750-1760
1750-60
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British Dictionary definitions for palette-knife

palette knife

noun
1.
a round-ended spatula with a thin flexible blade used esp by artists for mixing, applying, and scraping off paint, esp oil paint
2.
a knife with a round-ended flexible blade used in cookery for scraping out a mixture from a bowl, spreading icing, etc
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