a writing or drawing implement made of graphite in a wooden or metal holder.
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How to use lead pencil in a sentence
It need not mention the sum to be paid for the land; it can be signed with a lead pencil: a stamp signature will suffice.Putnam's Handy Law Book for the Layman | Albert Sidney Bolles
The following diary was originally written in lead-pencil and in a book the leaves of which were too soft to take ink legibly.
The wood was sharpened like a lead pencil at one end, and a groove was cut out of the tapered part to hold the ink.The Boy Mechanic, Book 2 | Various
The small end of the horn should be cut off at such a point that the hole will be about the size of a lead pencil.The Boy Mechanic, Book 2 | Various
We think that her success came chiefly from her writing the verses with a Scotch plaid lead-pencil.Penelope's Experiences in Scotland | Kate Douglas Wiggin
British Dictionary definitions for lead pencil
a pencil in which the writing material is a thin stick of a graphite compound
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