1. Noun.  (obsolete, arts) Shading.
  2. Noun.  A faint sketch; an outline, a brief representation.
  3. Noun.  (figuratively) A rough or symbolic representation of something.
  4. Noun.  (heraldry) The shadow or outline of a figure.
  5. Noun.  (literature) A vague indication of what is to come.

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