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  6  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Paint  \Paint\  (p[=a]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[,c]  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\,  v.  t. 
  1.  To  practice  the  art  of  painting;  as  the  artist  paints 
  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\,  n. 
  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  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  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 
  2:  a  pink  or  red  powder  applied  to  the  cheeks  [syn:  {rouge},  {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 
  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  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]: 
  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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