from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In ceramics, a paper pattern with perforated outlines through which a design can be pounced on to the ware as a guide in decorating it.
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They studied the great Venetian and Flemish colourists, neglected under the reign of David, and "in the first moments of their fury against _le poncif classique_, they seemed to have adopted the theory of art of the witches in 'Macbeth' -- Fair is foul and foul is fair",  _i. e._, they neglected a traditional beauty in favour of the