Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A pen used in drawing lines.

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Examples

  • “No, it is not necessary,” the master replied as he put pencil and drawing-pen into a japanned folding box.

    Childhood

  • The wheels, R and R ', of the drawing-pen, A', of the second carriage must move parallel with this ruler.

    Scientific American Supplement, No. 514, November 7, 1885

  • But few perhaps have realised that the shapes pictured are due to the interplay of the vibrations that create them, and that a machine exists by means of which two or more simultaneous motions can be imparted to a pendulum, and that by attaching a fine drawing-pen to a lever connected with the pendulum its action may be exactly traced.

    Thought-Forms

  • "No, it is not necessary," the master replied as he put pencil and drawing-pen into a japanned folding box.

    Childhood

  • From thence to Mr. Lilly's, where, not finding Mr. Spong, I went to Mr. Greatorex, where I met him, and so to an alehouse, where I bought of him a drawing-pen; and he did show me the manner of the lamp-glasses, which carry the light a great way, good to read in bed by, and I intend to have one of them.

    The Diary of Samuel Pepys, Oct/Nov/Dec 1660

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