pencil englannista suomeksi
A paintbrush. (defdate)
(RQ:Spenser Faerie Queene).
(RQ:Montaigne Florio Essayes)
*1791, (w), ''Life of Johnson'', Oxford 2008, p. 1390:
- He requested three things of Sir Joshua Reynolds:—To forgive him thirty pounds which he had borrowed of him; to read the Bible; and never to use his pencil on a Sunday.
1863, ''The Civil Engineer and Architect's Journal''
- When, by the pencil becoming oblique to the surface, the vergency produced on the pencil becomes changed, the primary and secondary focal points, V and H, separate (..)
1978, Mario Puzo, ''Fools Die''
- And most important of all, Cully now had 'The Pencil', that most coveted of Las Vegas powers.
(quote-book)|title=(w)| chapter=An Imaginative Woman|passage=She had hardly got back when she encountered a piece by Robert Trewe in the new number of her favourite magazine, which must have been written almost immediately before her visit to Solentsea, for it contained the very couplet she had seen pencilled on the wallpaper by the bed, and Mrs. Hooper had declared to be recent.
To mark with, or as if with, a pencil.
1852, ''The Ark, and Odd Fellows' Western Magazine''
- It pencilled each flower with rich and variegated hues, and threw over its exuberant foliage a vesture of emerald green.