Depainting
Depaint De*paint", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Depainted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Depainting}.] 1. To paint; to picture; hence, to describe; to delineate in words; to depict. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

And do unwilling worship to the saint That on his shield depainted he did see. --Spenser. [1913 Webster]

In few words shall see the nature of many memorable persons . . . depainted. --Holland. [1913 Webster]

2. To mark with, or as with, color; to color. [1913 Webster]

Silver drops her vermeil cheeks depaint. --Fairfax. [1913 Webster]


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  • Depaint — De*paint , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Depainted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Depainting}.] 1. To paint; to picture; hence, to describe; to delineate in words; to depict. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] And do unwilling worship to the saint That on his shield depainted he… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Depainted — Depaint De*paint , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Depainted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Depainting}.] 1. To paint; to picture; hence, to describe; to delineate in words; to depict. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] And do unwilling worship to the saint That on his shield… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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