Limn

Definition of Limn

Pronunciation: lĭm
v. t.1.To draw or paint; especially, to represent in an artistic way with pencil or brush.
[imp. & p. p. Limned (lĭmd); p. pr. & vb. n. Limning (lĭm"nĭng or lĭm"ĭng).]
Let a painter carelessly limn out a million of faces, and you shall find them all different.
- Sir T. Browne.
2.To picture in words; to describe in graphic terms.
3.To illumine, as books or parchments, with ornamental figures, letters, or borders.

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