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tusche

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noun tu·sche \ˈtüsh, ˈtü-shə\

Definition of tusche

  1. :  a black liquid used in lithography for drawing and painting and in etching and the silk-screen process as a resist



Origin of tusche

German, from tuschen to lay on color, from French toucher, literally, to touch, from Old French tuchier — more at touch


First Known Use: 1885


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