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  • n. Plural form of draughtsman.

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Examples

  • British draughtsmen, which is related to a form of letter brought into fashion by the new English school of designers on wood, among whom may be mentioned Mr. William Nicholson and Mr. Gordon Craig, both of whom have done lettering distinguished by its indication of the medium employed.

    Letters and Lettering A Treatise With 200 Examples

  • He was in good spirits and obviously happy, and declared that he was doing as well as he could reasonably expect; yet on his discouraged days he admitted that the cost of retaining his draughtsmen was a drain on the profit side of his ledger.

    Unleavened Bread

  • If, by "engineers tied up in the A400M" you mean the designers and "draughtsmen", surely they will be made redundant so that EADS can reap the benefits of saving their salaries and other associated costs.

    Army Rumour Service

  • On his return, as he writes, he devoted all his energies and time to research and to carrying out his great enterprises in botany; as he stated: "Indeed, for the last ten years my works have obliged me to keep in constant activity a great number of artists, such as draughtsmen, engravers, and printers." [

    Lamarck, the Founder of Evolution His Life and Work

  • "Since my return to France I have worked on the completion of my great botanical enterprises, and indeed for about ten years past my works have obliged me to keep in constant activity a great number of artists, such as draughtsmen, engravers, and printers.

    Lamarck, the Founder of Evolution His Life and Work

  • In her lively and informative narrative, Hewitt highlights the Ordnance project's legion of draughtsmen, surveyors, dreamers and eccentrics, and the disagreements that flared among them.

    Map of a Nation by Rachel Hewitt – review

  • [Return to the letter] 4 Franz (1786-1831) and Johannes Riepenhausen (1788-1860), German draughtsmen, engravers and painters.

    New Letters from Charles Brown to Joseph Severn

  • I think the fact of seeing someone who's better draughtsmen than you work over a piece of yours is very instructive, cause for each area that caused you trouble, you see someone get the right thing on it.

    Teachers Reworking

  • Some of them can be very promising draughtsmen, some of them a bit too precious about there work as S.Weasel said , some of them quite closed to criticism...

    Teachers Reworking

  • "All good and true draughtsmen draw from the image imprinted on their brains, and not from nature." page 16

    Archive 2009-05-01

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