mahlstick


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mahlstick

[′mȯl‚stik]
(graphic arts)
A stick held in the palette hand of a painter and used as a support for his painting hand; it is a light rod of wood often with a leather-covered ball at one end. Also known as maulstick; rest stick.

mahlstick, maulstick

A stick used by painters as a rest for the hand while painting.
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