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Topic: PAINTING AND DRAWING

Date: 1700-1800
Language: Old French
Origin: estanceler 'to decorate with shiny colors', from estancele 'spark', from Latin scintilla; SCINTILLA

stencil

2 verb
     
stencil2 past tense and past participle stencilled, present participle stencilling British English, ; stenciled, present participle stenciling American English [transitive]
AVP to make a design, letters etc using a stencil
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