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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Chalk n.
 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.
 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 Crayon.
 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] --Lowell.
 Chalk drawing Fine Arts, a drawing made with crayons. See Crayon.
 Chalk formation. See Cretaceous formation, under Cretaceous.
 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 infants.
 Chalk period. Geol. See Cretaceous period, under Cretaceous.
 Chalk pit, a pit in which chalk is dug.
 Drawing chalk. See Crayon, n., 1.
 French chalk, steatite or soapstone, a soft magnesian mineral.
 Red chalk, an indurated clayey ocher containing iron, and used by painters and artificers; reddle.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Draw·ing, n.
 1. The act of pulling, or attracting.
 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.
 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.
 4. Textile Manuf. The process of pulling out and elongating the sliver from the carding machine, by revolving rollers, to prepare it for spinning.
 5. The distribution of prizes and blanks in a lottery.
 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.
 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 executed.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 drawing chalk
      n : colored chalks used by artists