mahl-stick
mahlstick mahl"stick`, mahl-stick mahl"-stick`, n. [G. malerstock; maler a painter + stock stick.] A long stick that a painter uses to support the hand holding the brush while painting. Same as {Maul-stick}. [1913 Webster]

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  • mahl|stick — «MAHL STIHK, ML », noun. a light stick used by painters as a support for the painting hand and held in the other. Also, maulstick. ╂[< Dutch maalstok < malen to paint + stok stick] …   Useful english dictionary

  • mahl-stick — maulstick maul stick , maul stick maul stick , n. [G. malerstock; maler a painter + stock stick.] A stick used by painters as a rest for the hand while working. [Written also {mahl stick} and {mahlstick}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • maul-stick — maulstick maul stick , maul stick maul stick , n. [G. malerstock; maler a painter + stock stick.] A stick used by painters as a rest for the hand while working. [Written also {mahl stick} and {mahlstick}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • mahlstick — mahl•stick [[t]ˈmɑlˌstɪk, ˈmɔl [/t]] n. fia maulstick …   From formal English to slang

  • mahlstick — mahl stick , mahl stick mahl stick , n. [G. malerstock; maler a painter + stock stick.] A long stick that a painter uses to support the hand holding the brush while painting. Same as {Maul stick}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • mahlstick — maulstick maul stick , maul stick maul stick , n. [G. malerstock; maler a painter + stock stick.] A stick used by painters as a rest for the hand while working. [Written also {mahl stick} and {mahlstick}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • maulstick — maul stick , maul stick maul stick , n. [G. malerstock; maler a painter + stock stick.] A stick used by painters as a rest for the hand while working. [Written also {mahl stick} and {mahlstick}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • mahlstick —    Also called a bridge, a long wooden stick used by painters as a tool to support and steady the hand that holds the brush, conserving the arm s strength, and protecting the painting s surface. Traditionally the end of the mahlstick that is… …   Glossary of Art Terms

  • mahlstick — /mahl stik , mawl /, n. a stick with a padded tip used to support an artist s working hand. Also, maulstick. [1875 80; < D maalstok lit., painting stick, equiv. to mal(en) to paint + stok stick, with stok trans. as STICK1] * * * …   Universalium

  • Hund — 1. A guate Hund ve laft se nit1 u2 an schlecht n is kua Schad. (Unterinnthal.) – Frommann, VI, 36, 63. 1) Verläuft sich nicht. 2) Und. 2. A klenst n Hund na hengt mer di grössten Prügel ou (an). (Franken.) – Frommann, VI, 317. 3. A muar Hüünjen a …   Deutsches Sprichwörter-Lexikon

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