maulstick


maul·stick

noun \ˈml-stik\

Definition of MAULSTICK

:  a stick used by painters as a rest for the hand while working

Variants of MAULSTICK

maul·stick also mahl·stick \ˈml-stik\

Origin of MAULSTICK

part translation of Dutch maalstok, from obsolete Dutch malen to paint + Dutch stok stick, stock
First Known Use: circa 1658

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