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Definition of "limner" [lim•ner]

  • Someone who limns. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "limner" in a sentence
  • "Try this - in the production of an illustrated manuscript a limner was the one who delineated a space to be gilded or coloured."
  • "After 1741, each new member of the society paid a sum of "face money" if the official "limner," George Knapton, had not yet provided the society with a clever, allusive image of the Dilettante couched in some kind of fancy dress."
  • "THE EARLY PAINTERS: The "limner," or the man who could draw and color"