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silverpoint

[sil-ver-point] /ˈsɪl vərˌpɔɪnt/
noun
1.
a technique of drawing with a silver stylus on specially prepared paper.
2.
a drawing made by this technique.
Origin
1880-1885
1880-85; silver + point
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British Dictionary definitions for silverpoint

silverpoint

/ˈsɪlvəˌpɔɪnt/
noun
1.
a drawing technique popular esp in the 15th and 16th centuries, using an instrument with a silver wire tip on specially prepared paper
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