pen-and-ink

pen-and-ink
noun
a drawing executed with pen and ink (Freq. 1)
Hypernyms: ↑drawing

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  • List of terms about pen and ink — This list of terms about pen and ink is an alphabetic list of terminology about ink pens and ink. Some of the terms might not be very notable outside this list. Contents A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y …   Wikipedia

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