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maul·stickalso mahl·stick (môl′stĭk′)
A long wooden stick used by painters as a support to keep the hand that holds the brush from touching the painting surface.
[Partial translation of obsolete Dutch maalstok : malen, to paint (from Middle Dutch, from mal, a spot, mark) + stok, stick.]
(Art Terms) a long stick used by artists to steady the hand holding the brush
[C17: partial translation of Dutch maalstok, from obsolete malen to paint + stok stick1]
a stick that supports an artist's working hand.
[1650–60; partial translation of Dutch maalstok, literally, painting stick = mal(en) to paint + stok stick]