depaint Meaning, Definition & Usage

De*paint" past participle
F. dépeint, p. p. of dépeindre to paint, fr. L. depingere. See Depict, p. p.
  1. Painted. Obs. Chaucer.
De*paint" transitive verb
imperfect & past participle Depainted; present participle & verbal noun Depainting
  1. To paint; to picture; hence, to describe; to delineate in words; to depict. Obs.
    And do unwilling worship to the saint That on his shield depainted he did see. Spenser.
    In few words shall see the nature of many memorable persons . . . depainted. Holland.
  2. To mark with, or as with, color; to color.
    Silver drops her vermeil cheeks depaint. Fairfax.

Webster 1913