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lead pencil

[ led ]
/ lɛd /
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noun
a writing or drawing implement made of graphite in a wooden or metal holder.
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Origin of lead pencil

First recorded in 1680–90
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British Dictionary definitions for lead pencil

lead pencil
/ (lɛd) /

noun
a pencil in which the writing material is a thin stick of a graphite compound
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