French chalk


Definition of French chalk

: a soft white granular variety of steatite used especially for drawing lines on cloth and for removing grease in dry cleaning

First Known Use of French chalk

1674, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of French chalk was in 1674

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Cite this Entry

“French chalk.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Nov. 2021.

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