linocut

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linocut (plural linocuts)

  1. (art) A variant of woodcut in which a block of linoleum is used for the relief surface
    • 2009 June 14, Ann Hodgman, “A Kid’s Best Friends: Goldfish”, New York Times:
      Still, this book’s offbeat settings and strong, simple illustrations, in acrylic paint with pencil and rough-hewn linocut outlines, should help preschoolers — and parents — realize that when you bring some creativity to pet ownership, even a fish can be fun.

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