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touch-up

[tuhch-uhp] /ˈtʌtʃˌʌp/
noun
1.
an act or instance of touching up:
Her makeup needed a touch-up.
Origin of touch-up
1880-1885
1880-85; noun use of verb phrase touch up
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  • touch-up the wet paper with the rag till every bit of type has taken red color.

    The Invention of Lithography Alois Senefelder
  • In the end old Jack promised the paint a touch-up, privily resolving to do the work himself in his evenings.

    Tales of Mean Streets Arthur Morrison
  • Pour clean water over it and touch-up the paper everywhere with a ball of fine cloth stuffed with horsehair.

    The Invention of Lithography Alois Senefelder

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