verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of crayon
Examples from the Web for crayon
Consider a song like “Crayon” by G-Dragon, a member of the boy band Big Bang.
Nail the back piece to the cube and finish with a coat of water-color paint or color with crayon.Primary Handwork|Ella Victoria Dobbs
It was a crayon portrait of Montanelli, which had come from Rome only a few days before.The Gadfly|E. L. Voynich
Free-hand crayons are made on Steinbach and other crayon papers, without any photograph as a basis.Crayon Portraiture|Jerome A. Barhydt
Now transfer to it a design made with soft ink or crayon, or a fresh copper-plate impression.The Invention of Lithography|Alois Senefelder
Mr. Laws' large oil portrait, and two other crayon portraits of him in the society halls, and one of myself, are destroyed.The Story of a Life|J. Breckenridge Ellis
British Dictionary definitions for crayon
Word Origin for crayon
Word Origin and History for crayon
1640s, from French crayon "pencil" (16c.), originally "chalk pencil," from craie "chalk," from Latin creta "chalk, pipe-clay," of unknown origin. Not now considered to mean "Cretan earth," as once was believed.