Definition of blacklead in English:


Syllabification: black·lead
Pronunciation: /ˈblakˌled


  • another term for graphite.
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    • Strand upon strand bonded to the blacklead with a binding agent known only to few.
    • Works can be rendered in blacklead or metallic pencil or in colour using various mediums or in monotone or duotone or in black and white.
    • The grate will need no other cleaning, but will merely require dusting every day, and occasionally brushing with a dry blacklead brush.

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