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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of pencil.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See penciled, penciling.

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

  • adj. drawn or written with a pencil

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Examples

  • The book is covered in pencilled thoughts because so much has struck me as unusual as I've read, prepare for a Darkmans love-in here on Wednesday.

    Another Darkmans update

  • Their availability won't impact the chances of Paul Gallen earning a representative recall, with the Cronulla lock understood to have already had his name pencilled in by selectors keen to add some starch to the pack after a lacklustre performance in Origin I. "I'm not reading into it too much, all the media talk, we will see what happens," Gallen said.

    The Sydney Morning Herald News Headlines

  • "When you come to the rink and see your name pencilled into the second line and you know that after two shifts you'll be back on the fourth line if you make a mistake, it's tough to deal with," said the 6-foot-2, 230-pound Latendresse.

    The Globe and Mail - Home RSS feed

  • The spectroscope will detect less than one-millionth of the matter contained in the word pencilled above.] [Illustration: _Reproduced by permission of X-Rays Ltd.

    The Outline of Science, Vol. 1 (of 4) A Plain Story Simply Told

  • I thought it was just a survey for old people and I was about to throw it away when I saw Jean’s name pencilled in on one corner, he said yesterday.

    Rad Geek People’s Daily – 2007 – October – 29

  • Kadri is "pencilled" into the 2020-11 Leaf lineup.

    Thestar.com - Home Page

  • He also bulked up, adding about 15 pounds, and is fond of telling people he knows he's "pencilled" in for the

    Thestar.com - Home Page

  • As far as the artwork goes, it's pencilled by Rafa López (from Granada, Spain), who you may also know as Rafa Sandoval from his work on various Hulk comics, Incredible Hercules, and others for Marvel ... visit Rafa's blog HERE!

    While Crom Laughs!

  • Although a vote has been pencilled in for Thursday afternoon, schedules have a tendency to slip at the UN.

    UN security council to vote on Libya no-fly zone resolution

  • Rock also has his mind on the company's second round of funding, pencilled in for this summer.

    Josh Halliday interviews Mark Rock, founder of Audioboo

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