pencil

Part of speech: verb

To mark, write, or draw with a pencil.

Part of speech: noun

A long, pointed strip of wood enclosing a slip of graphite, slate, etc., used for writing, drawing, etc.

Part of speech: noun

A small, finely pointed paintbrush.

Part of speech: noun

A group of lines or rays diverging from a given point.

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Usage examples "pencil":

  1. Key rested his blue pencil on an amount and looked across at Evan. - "A Canadian Bankclerk", J. P. Buschlen.
  2. " It's in my big pencil box," Bunny answered. - "Bunny Brown and His Sister Sue Keeping Store", Laura Lee Hope.
  3. A scene worthy of any pen or any pencil! - "The Old Bell Of Independence; Or, Philadelphia In 1776", Henry C. Watson.