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The main annotation tools are up in the top left corner—you can draw freehand scribbles, create shapes, and drop text on your picture.
Grinding is a really weird thing, when you grind a blade freehand.
Some chefs freehand it, but see the previous note about scars.
Pencils for mechanical drawing should be sharpened with a chisel point, and those for freehand work with a round point.An Introduction to Machine Drawing and Design|David Allan Low
During each year there is regular instruction in freehand drawing, the last year being from life.
May I ask,” said the teacher, “to have explained the system by which the supposedly freehand drawing in this book has been done?Emmy Lou|George Madden Martin
By art teaching I hasten to say that I do not mean giving children lessons in freehand drawing and perspective.A Treatise on Parents and Children|George Bernard Shaw
Mr. Nasmyth was a good freehand draughtsman, and he sketched the Rocket as it stood on the line.
British Dictionary definitions for freehand
Other Idioms and Phrases with freehand
Also, free rein. Freedom to do or decide as one sees fit. For example, The teacher gave her assistant a free hand with the class, or They gave me free rein to reorganize the department. The first expression dates from the late 1800s, the second from the mid-1900s.