Crayon

Definition of Crayon

Cray´on   Pronunciation: kr?´?n
n.1.An implement for drawing, made of clay and plumbago, or of some preparation of chalk, usually sold in small prisms or cylinders.
Let no day pass over you . . . without giving some strokes of the pencil or the crayon.
- Dryden.
2.A crayon drawing.
3.(Electricity) A pencil of carbon used in producing electric light.
Crayon board
cardboard with a surface prepared for crayon drawing.
Crayon drawing
the act or art of drawing with crayons; a drawing made with crayons.
v. t.1.To sketch, as with a crayon; to sketch or plan.
[imp. & p. p. Crayoned (-?nd); p. pr. & vb. n. Crayoning.]
He soon afterwards composed that discourse, conformably to the plan which he had crayoned out.
- Malone.

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