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Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio.
a thin, flexible steel blade with a blunt edge and wooden handle, used by artists to mix colors and clean the palette, and, sometimes, to apply paint
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nounThe American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
A knife with a thin flexible blade, used by artists for mixing, scraping, or applying paint.