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 for Black chalk
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Drawing \Draw"ing\, n.
     1. The act of pulling, or attracting.
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     2. The act or the art of representing any object by means of
        lines and shades; especially, such a representation when
        in one color, or in tints used not to represent the colors
        of natural objects, but for effect only, and produced with
        hard material such as pencil, chalk, etc.; delineation;
        also, the figure or representation drawn.
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     3. The process of stretching or spreading metals as by
        hammering, or, as in forming wire from rods or tubes and
        cups from sheet metal, by pulling them through dies.
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     4. (Textile Manuf.) The process of pulling out and elongating
        the sliver from the carding machine, by revolving rollers,
        to prepare it for spinning.
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     5. The distribution of prizes and blanks in a lottery.
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     Note: Drawing is used adjectively or as the first part of
           compounds in the sense of pertaining to drawing, for
           drawing (in the sense of pulling, and of pictorial
           representation); as, drawing master or drawing-master,
           drawing knife or drawing-knife, drawing machine,
           drawing board, drawing paper, drawing pen, drawing
           pencil, etc.
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     A drawing of tea, a small portion of tea for steeping.
     Drawing knife. See in the Vocabulary.
     Drawing paper (Fine Arts), a thick, sized paper for
        draughtsman and for water-color painting.
     Drawing slate, a soft, slaty substance used in crayon
        drawing; -- called also black chalk, or drawing chalk.
     Free-hand drawing, a style of drawing made without the use
        of guiding or measuring instruments, as distinguished from
        mechanical or geometrical drawing; also, a drawing thus
        [1913 Webster] Drawing knife

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Chalk \Chalk\ (ch[add]k), n. [AS. cealc lime, from L. calx
     limestone. See Calz, and Cawk.]
     1. (Min.) A soft, earthy substance, of a white, grayish, or
        yellowish white color, consisting of calcium carbonate,
        and having the same composition as common limestone.
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     2. (Fine Arts) Finely prepared chalk, used as a drawing
        implement; also, by extension, a compound, as of clay and
        black lead, or the like, used in the same manner. See
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     Black chalk, a mineral of a bluish color, of a slaty
        texture, and soiling the fingers when handled; a variety
        of argillaceous slate.
     By a long chalk, by a long way; by many degrees. [Slang]
     Chalk drawing (Fine Arts), a drawing made with crayons. See
     Chalk formation. See Cretaceous formation, under
     Chalk line, a cord rubbed with chalk, used for making
        straight lines on boards or other material, as a guide in
        cutting or in arranging work.
     Chalk mixture, a preparation of chalk, cinnamon, and sugar
        in gum water, much used in diarrheal affection, esp. of
     Chalk period. (Geol.) See Cretaceous period, under
     Chalk pit, a pit in which chalk is dug.
     Drawing chalk. See Crayon, n., 1.
     French chalk, steatite or soapstone, a soft magnesian
     Red chalk, an indurated clayey ocher containing iron, and
        used by painters and artificers; reddle.
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