STENCIL, n. A piece of thin lether or oil cloth, used in painting paper hangings.
STENCIL, v.t. To paint or color in figures with stencils.
A piece of thin leather or oil cloth used in painting paper hangings.
- To paint or color in figures with stencils. – Encyc.
- To paint by having the pattern cut out of a thin material and applied to the surface to be painted; the brush being applied to the stencil permits the interstices alone to be painted.
- A thin plate of metal, leather, or other material, used in
painting, marking, etc. The pattern is cut out of the plate, which is
then laid flat on the surface to be marked, and the color brushed over
it. Called also stencil plate.
mark, paint, or color in figures with stencils] to form or print by
means of a stencil.