in pencil

in pencil

written or signed with a pencil. Why did you write your report in pencil? You can't sign a check in pencil!
See also: pencil
References in classic literature ?
It was written in pencil, in a fine but very peculiar handwriting, which was hard to read: it was just like black letter.
It was the card of Henry Westwick; and there was an ominous request written on it in pencil.
Seth had not answered them, although he had been moved and flattered by some of the sen- tences scrawled in pencil upon the stationery of the banker's wife.
It was neatly inscribed in pencil, with a great many flourishes, "Mlle.
While Rachel played the piano, Terence sat near her, engaged, as far as the occasional writing of a word in pencil testified, in shaping the world as it appeared to him now that he and Rachel were going to be married.
It appeared to be a printed circular, with some lines in pencil added on the empty page.
The lines traced in pencil (in the matron's handwriting) followed on the blank page.
Across the paper was scrawled in pencil, without capital letters, misspelled, and without punctuation: "Unsoundly constructed because resembles an imitation of the French military code and from the Articles of War needlessly deviating.
Teachers in PENCIL Schools report greater attendance at parent-teacher conferences than at other schools.
A Principal For A Day celebration luncheon, sponsored by Macy's, Aramark, and Scholastic in PENCIL Partner JP Morgan Chase's downtown offices, also was held today to honor this year's participants in the PENCIL Partnership Program.
By 1866 every machine that played a part in pencil making had been created by Joseph.
1937-39), a work in pencil on paper, registers also in the humorous, leech-like form seated on a straight-backed chair and in the upside-down shadow cast against the room's back wall.
They didn't need to speak English well to work on the line processing chicken, and the pay, which was higher than minimum wage and included health insurance, was better than the pay in pencil manufacturing, the other dominant local industry.
Meringoff's involvement in PENCIL began many years ago and grew deeper two years ago when he helped fund and develop the "PENCIL Fellows Program.
The 16' x 25 ins work was done in pencil and watercolour with scratching out on paper.