Limning
Limning Lim"ning (l[i^]m"n[i^]ng or l[i^]m"[i^]ng), n. The act, process, or art of one who limns; the picture or decoration so produced. [1913 Webster]

Adorned with illumination which we now call limning. --Wood. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Synonyms:
(in water-colors)


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