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English Dictionary: paint by the DICT Development Group
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
paint
n
  1. a substance used as a coating to protect or decorate a surface (especially a mixture of pigment suspended in a liquid); dries to form a hard coating; "artists use `paint' and `pigment' interchangeably"
    Synonym(s): paint, pigment
  2. (basketball) a space (including the foul line) in front of the basket at each end of a basketball court; usually painted a different color from the rest of the court; "he hit a jump shot from the top of the key"; "he dominates play in the paint"
    Synonym(s): key, paint
  3. makeup consisting of a pink or red powder applied to the cheeks
    Synonym(s): rouge, paint, blusher
v
  1. make a painting; "he painted all day in the garden"; "He painted a painting of the garden"
  2. apply paint to; coat with paint; "We painted the rooms yellow"
  3. make a painting of; "He painted his mistress many times"
  4. apply a liquid to; e.g., paint the gutters with linseed oil
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Paint \Paint\, v. t.
      1. To practice the art of painting; as, the artist paints
            well.
  
      2. To color one's face by way of beautifying it.
  
                     Let her paint an inch thick.               --Shak.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Paint \Paint\ (p[amac]nt), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Painted}; p. pr.
      & vb. n. {Painting}.] [OE. peinten, fr. F. peint, p. p. of
      peindre to paint, fr. L. pingere, pictum; cf. Gr. poiki`los
      many-colored, Skr. pi[cced] to adorn. Cf. {Depict},
      {Picture}, {Pigment}, {Pint}.]
      1. To cover with coloring matter; to apply paint to; as, to
            paint a house, a signboard, etc.
  
                     Jezebel painted her face and tired her head. --2
                                                                              Kings ix. 30.
  
      2. Fig.: To color, stain, or tinge; to adorn or beautify with
            colors; to diversify with colors.
  
                     Not painted with the crimson spots of blood. --Shak.
  
                     Cuckoo buds of yellow hue Do paint the meadows with
                     delight.                                             --Shak.
  
      3. To form in colors a figure or likeness of on a flat
            surface, as upon canvas; to represent by means of colors
            or hues; to exhibit in a tinted image; to portray with
            paints; as, to paint a portrait or a landscape.
  
      4. Fig.: To represent or exhibit to the mind; to describe
            vividly; to delineate; to image; to depict.
  
                     Disloyal? The word is too good to paint out her
                     wickedness.                                       --Shak.
  
                     If folly grow romantic, I must paint it. --Pope.
  
      Syn: To color; picture; depict; portray; delineate; sketch;
               draw; describe.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Paint \Paint\, n.
      1.
            (a) A pigment or coloring substance.
            (b) The same prepared with a vehicle, as oil, water with
                  gum, or the like, for application to a surface.
  
      2. A cosmetic; rouge. --Praed.

From U.S. Gazetteer (1990) [gazetteer]:
   Paint, PA (borough, FIPS 57544)
      Location: 40.24280 N, 78.84900 W
      Population (1990): 1091 (386 housing units)
      Area: 0.9 sq km (land), 0.0 sq km (water)

From Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary [easton]:
   Paint
      Jezebel "painted her face" (2 Kings 9:30); and the practice of
      painting the face and the eyes seems to have been common (Jer.
      4:30; Ezek. 23:40). An allusion to this practice is found in the
      name of Job's daughter (42:14) Kerenhappuch (q.v.). Paintings in
      the modern sense of the word were unknown to the ancient Jews.
     
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