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  8  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Poonah  painting  \Poo"nah  paint`ing\  [From  Poona,  in  Bombay 
  Province,  India.] 
  A  style  of  painting,  popular  in  England  in  the  19th  century, 
  in  which  a  thick  opaque  color  is  applied  without  background 
  and  with  scarcely  any  shading,  to  thin  paper,  producing 
  flowers,  birds,  etc.,  in  imitation  of  Oriental  work 
  Note:  Hence: 
  {Poonah  brush}, 
  {painter},  etc 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Painter  \Paint"er\  (p[=a]nt"[~e]r),  n.  [OE,  pantere  a  noose, 
  snare,  F.  panti[`e]re,  LL  panthera,  L.  panther  a  hunting 
  net,  fr  Gr  panqh`ra;  pa^s  all  +  qh`r  beast;  cf  Ir 
  painteir  a  net,  gin,  snare,  Gael.  painntear.]  (Naut.) 
  A  rope  at  the  bow  of  a  boat,  used  to  fasten  it  to  anything 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Painter  \Paint"er\,  n.  [Corrupt.  of  panther.]  (Zo["o]l.) 
  The  panther,  or  puma.  [A  form  representing  an  illiterate 
  pronunciation,  U.  S.]  --J.  F.  Cooper. 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Painter  \Paint"er\,  n.  [See  lst  {Paint}.] 
  One  whose  occupation  is  to  paint;  esp.: 
  a  One  who  covers  buildings,  ships,  ironwork,  and  the  like 
  with  paint. 
  b  An  artist  who  represents  objects  or  scenes  in  color  on  a 
  flat  surface,  as  canvas,  plaster,  or  the  like 
  {Painter's  colic}.  (Med.)  See  {Lead  colic},  under  {Colic}. 
  {Painter  stainer}. 
  a  A  painter  of  coats  of  arms.  --Crabb. 
  b  A  member  of  a  livery  company  or  guild  in  London,  bearing 
  this  name 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Puma  \Pu"ma\  (p[=u]"m[.a]),  n.  [Peruv.  puma.]  (Zo["o]l.) 
  A  large  American  carnivore  ({Felis  concolor}),  found  from 
  Canada  to  Patagonia,  especially  among  the  mountains.  Its 
  color  is  tawny,  or  brownish  yellow,  without  spots  or  stripes. 
  Called  also  {catamount},  {cougar},  {American  lion},  {mountain 
  lion},  and  {panther}  or  {painter}. 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Note:  Boat  is  much  used  either  adjectively  or  in  combination; 
  as  boat  builder  or  boatbuilder;  boat  building  or 
  boatbuilding  boat  hook  or  boathook  boathouse;  boat 
  keeper  or  boatkeeper  boat  load;  boat  race;  boat 
  racing;  boat  rowing;  boat  song;  boatlike;  boat-shaped. 
  {Advice  boat}.  See  under  {Advice}. 
  {Boat  hook}  (Naut.),  an  iron  hook  with  a  point  on  the  back 
  fixed  to  a  long  pole,  to  pull  or  push  a  boat,  raft,  log 
  etc  --Totten. 
  {Boat  rope},  a  rope  for  fastening  a  boat;  --  usually  called  a 
  {In  the  same  boat},  in  the  same  situation  or  predicament. 
  [Colloq.]  --F.  W.  Newman. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  n  1:  an  artist  who  paints 
  2:  a  worker  who  is  employed  to  cover  objects  with  paint 
  3:  large  American  feline  resembling  a  lion  [syn:  {cougar},  {puma}, 
  {catamount},  {mountain  lion},  {panther},  {Felis  concolor}] 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
  Painter,  VA  (town,  FIPS  60296) 
  Location:  37.58550  N,  75.78379  W 
  Population  (1990):  259  (113  housing  units) 
  Area:  1.6  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  23420 

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