blacklead


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Verb1.blacklead - cover with graphite
cover - provide with a covering or cause to be covered; "cover her face with a handkerchief"; "cover the child with a blanket"; "cover the grave with flowers"
References in classic literature ?
Jellyby's caps, letters, tea, forks, odd boots and shoes of children, firewood, wafers, saucepan-lids, damp sugar in odds and ends of paper bags, footstools, blacklead brushes, bread, Mrs.
Her attendant--for she had one--was a red-faced, round- eyed, slovenly girl, who, from a certain roughness about the bare arms that peeped from under her draggled shawl, and the half-washed- out traces of smut and blacklead which tattooed her countenance, was clearly of a kin with the servants-of-all-work on the form: between whom and herself there had passed various grins and glances, indicative of the freemasonry of the craft.
Considering the compound verbs containing black as a morphotactic component black ball, blackguard, black bean, blacklead, blackjack, blackleg, black list, blackmail, black mark, black market, black wash, etc.
rise at five-thirty..., come downstairs, clean the flues, light the fire, blacklead the grate..., clean the steel fender and the fire-irons..., clean the brass on the front door, scrub the steps, clean the boots and shoes, and lay the servants' breakfast.
ADEL is the pioneer and leader of the Turkish writing instruments industry, producing wood-cased blacklead, colour and copying pencils, ballpoint pens, fibre pens, oil pastels, wax crayons, finger paints,modeling clay, gouache, watercolours, erasers and mechanical pencils, liquid ink pens and fine leads.