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stencilnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈsten.səl/
a piece of card, plastic, metal, etc. into which shapes have been cut, used to draw or paint patterns onto a surface a picture made by drawing or painting through the holes in such a piece of card, etc. onto a surface: She did a stencil of a rainbow on her daughter's bedroom wall.

stencilverb [T]

uk   us   /ˈsten.səl/ (-ll- or US usually -l-)
to draw or paint something using a stencil
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