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Definition of "megilp" [me•gilp]

  • A medium for oil painting, consisting of linseed oil mixed with turpentine or mastic varnish. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "megilp" in a sentence
  • "The same result may be obtained by the use of megilp, a mixture employed by artists."
  • "As long as a painter is a painter merely, he should not be allowed to talk of anything but mediums and megilp, and on those subjects should be compelled to hold his tongue; it is only when he becomes an artist that the secret laws of artistic creation are revealed to him."
  • "Van Eyck's manner) and those painted with oil alone, or with the modern megilp, (oil and mastic varnish,) is so well known that it is scarcely necessary to allude to it."
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