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French chalk

noun

  1. a talc for marking lines on fabrics.


French chalk

noun

  1. a compact variety of talc used to mark cloth or remove grease stains from materials


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Word History and Origins

Origin of French chalk1

First recorded in 1720–30

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Example Sentences

A very good pounce may be prepared by mixing equal parts, by measure, of pumice powder and french chalk.

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