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pencil British & World English

An instrument for writing or drawing, consisting of a thin stick of graphite or a similar substance enclosed in a long thin piece of wood or fixed in a cylindrical case

pencil English Thesaurus

a pencil of light

blue-pencil British & World English

Censor or make cuts in (a manuscript, film, or other work)

eye pencil British & World English

A cosmetic pencil for defining or accentuating the eyes

lead pencil British & World English

A pencil of graphite enclosed in wood

pencil box British & World English

A small box for pencils, pens, and other writing equipment

pencil case British & World English

A small container for pencils, pens, and other writing equipment

grease pencil British & World English

A pencil made of grease colored with a pigment, used especially for marking glossy surfaces

pencil pusher British & World English

Another term for pen-pusher.

pencil skirt British & World English

A very narrow straight skirt

slate pencil British & World English

A pencil made of soft slate used for writing on slate

eyebrow pencil British & World English

A cosmetic pencil for defining or accentuating the eyebrows

styptic pencil British & World English

A stick of a styptic substance, used to treat small cuts

chinagraph pencil British & World English

A waxy pencil used to write on china, glass, or other hard surfaces

mechanical pencil British & World English

A pencil with a plastic or metal case and a thin replaceable lead that may be extended as the point is worn away by twisting the outer casing

pencil moustache British & World English

A very thin moustache

pencil sharpener British & World English

A device for sharpening a pencil by rotating it against a cutting edge

propelling pencil British & World English

A pencil with a plastic or metal case and a thin replaceable lead that may be extended as the point is worn away

pencil someone in British & World English

Make a provisional arrangement with or for someone

pencil something in British & World English

Arrange, forecast, or note down something provisionally

lead in one's pencil British & World English

Vigour or energy, especially sexual energy in a man

pencil something in in pencil British & World English

Arrange, forecast, or note down something provisionally

pencil someone in in pencil British & World English

Make a provisional arrangement with or for someone

lead in one's pencil in lead2 British & World English

Vigour or energy, especially sexual energy in a man

pencil something in in pencil English Thesaurus

they have pencilled in 1 May for a family day out