French chalk

noun

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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“French chalk.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/French%20chalk. Accessed 25 Nov. 2020.

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