red-pencil

verb
red-pen·​cil | \ ˈred-ˌpen(t)-səl How to pronounce red-pencil (audio) \
red-penciled; red-penciling; red-pencils

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First Known Use of red-pencil

1946, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of red-pencil was in 1946

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“Red-pencil.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/red-penciled. Accessed 21 November 2019.

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