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paint

(pānt),
A solution or suspension of one or more medicaments applied to the skin with a brush or large applicator; generally used to treat widespread eruptions.
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Kim dragged forth his compass, Survey paint-box, and the new-filled medicine-box.
The sky was as Prussian a blue as Potsdam itself could require, but it was yet more like that lavish and glowing use of the colour which a child extracts from a shilling paint-box. Even the grey-ribbed trees looked young, for the pointed buds on them were still pink, and in a pattern against the strong blue looked like innumerable childish figures.
She threw her old lady over, bought a paint-box, a canvas, and a new dress, and went and set up her easel in the Louvre.
There were also some rather commonplace pictures of river scenery, a paint-box, a box of colored chalks, some brushes, that curved bone which lies upon my inkstand, a volume of Baxter's `Moths and Butterflies,' a cheap revolver, and a few cartridges.