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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Variant of maulstick.

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  • n. maulstick

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A long stick that a painter uses to support the hand holding the brush while painting. Same as maul-stick.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A staff, from three to four feet long, used by paintersas a rest for the right hand, and held in the left.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a long stick that a painter uses to support the hand holding the brush

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