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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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
A stick used by painters as a rest for the hand while painting.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.