Destemper Des*tem"per, n. [Cf. F. d['e]trempe, fr. d['e]tremper.] A kind of painting. See {Distemper}. [1913 Webster]

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  • destemper — obs. form of distemper …   Useful english dictionary

  • distemper — n. 1. Disease, malady, complaint, disorder, ail, ailment, illness, indisposition, sickness. 2. Tempera, size mixed color. 3. Destemper, painting with size mixed pigments …   New dictionary of synonyms

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