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A thin piece of hard chalk used in tailoring for making temporary alteration marks on clothing.
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(Knitting & Sewing) pipeclay used by tailors and dressmakers to mark seams, darts, etc, on material
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|Noun||1.||tailor's chalk - chalk used by tailors to make temporary marks on cloth|
chalk - a piece of calcite or a similar substance, usually in the shape of a crayon, that is used to write or draw on blackboards or other flat surfaces
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