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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A drawing made with on specially prepared paper with an instrument having a tip of soft white precious univalent metallic element (15th and 16th centuries).

Usage examples (19)
  • I was particularly interested in her silverpoint drawings, a method I knew nothing about.
  • She seized a silverpoint and a notebook from her medicine-bag and wrote down her speculations.
  • The numbers are impressive on both counts - these have to be two of the most successful companies ever created. — silverpoint
  • He reached into the pouch that never left his side and took out a silverpoint and paper as he asked that, and Karal didn't have the heart to refuse him. for more
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