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styptic pencil

noun

Definition of STYPTIC PENCIL

:  a stick of a medicated styptic substance for use especially in shaving to stop the bleeding from small cuts

First Known Use of STYPTIC PENCIL

1908

Rhymes with STYPTIC PENCIL

styptic pencil

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of STYPTIC PENCIL

:  a cylindrical stick of a medicated styptic substance used especially in shaving to stop the bleeding from small cuts

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