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Topic: PAINTING AND DRAWING

Date: 1500-1600
Language: Dutch
Origin: ezel 'donkey'; because an easel carries a painting as a donkey carries a person

easel

noun
     
easel
ea‧sel [countable]
AVP a wooden frame that you put a painting on while you paint it
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