colourwash

/ (ˈkʌləˌwɒʃ) /

noun

a coloured distemper

verb (tr)

to paint with colourwash
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Examples from the Web for colourwash

  • "It doesn't need a man just to colourwash a dado," persisted Lesbia.

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