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Definition of the noun cartouch

What does cartouch mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: cartouches

  1. a cartridge (usually with paper casing)
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • alternative spelling: cartouche
    • more generic word: cartridge = ammunition consisting of a cylindrical casing containing an explosive charge and a bullet

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Google previewInternational Library of Technology (1908)

A Series of Textbooks for Persons Engaged in the Engineering Professions and Trades...(nos. 81-291C).

is a design for another device in ironwork, but one of an entirely different character, being a cartouch made of sheet iron, the f design of which is based on the ellipse. Cartouch is the term applied to circular, oval, or shield-shaped devices ...

Google previewThe New England Magazine (1890)

The cartouch is that of Amenhotep III. of the eighteenth dynasty, who was the Amenophis and Memnon of the Greeks, and of whose reign the Fund discovered four monuments represented as lion-headed, and soon after that period usually as ...

Google previewThe Standard American Encyclopedia of Arts, Sciences, History, Biography, Geography, Statistics, and General Knowledge ... (1897)

by John Clark Ridpath

Cartouch is a word much used in the French military service, but less frequently in the English. The name was once given to a wooden case, containing 200 to 300 musketbullets, and 8 to 10 1-lb. halls, fired from a mortar or howitzer in defense ...

Google previewA dictionary of sports, ... containing explanations of every term applicable to racing, shooting, hunting, fishing, hawking, archery, etc (1835)

by Harry HAREWOOD (pseud.?.)

CARTOUCH (OLD), the property of Sir William Morgan of Tredegar, Glamorganshire, was bred by Mr. Elstob, a Yorkshire ...

Google previewUnited Editors Encyclopedia and Dictionary (1907)

A Library of Universal Knowledge and an Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language ...

CARTOUCH—(JARTRIDGE. The Apostles Healing the Sick at the 'Beautiful Gate' of the Temple; 7. The Miraculous Draught of Fishes. Several of the lost cartoons are partially transmitted to us by engravings, some of which were executed from ...

Google previewThe Popular Encyclopedia (1841)

Antoine ljoutberbourg, Philip Spagnoletto Arundelian Marbles Doll, Frederic WilJames Roger Bass Relief liam Lake of Leyden Rubens, Peter Paul Bust Dormer, George RaMabuso, John de Rugendas, George Cartouch phael Mantegna, ...

Google previewChamber's Condensed Encyclopedia (1895)

A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People ... by D. T. Stuart

Cartouch, -tósh. A case of wood filled with shot to be fired from a cannon; aroll An abbreviation Carthusian. of paper containing a charge: a cartridge ...

Google previewThe Library of Choice Literature and Encyclopedia of Universal Authorship (1894)

The Masterpieces of the Standard Writers of All Nations and All Time by Ainsworth Rand Spofford

this Lady Margaret Bdlenden peculiarity exhibited itself strongly, for no sooner were the cartouch - boxes observed being filled with ammunition, than the colonel, after telling us that we were about to march to Garscube, and warning us when ...

Google previewA New General English Dictionary (1781)

Peculiarly Calculated for the Use and Improvement of Such as are Unacquainted with the Learned Languages. ... Originally Begun by the Late Reverend Mr. Thomas Dyche, ... and Finished by the Late William Pardon, Gent by Thomas Dyche, William Pardon

draught or design made to be worked from, either it pellry or fresco, * CARTOUCH (s,) an ornament in Ar... hittius. Sulpture, cc. represe *... toll of paper, in the open or flat part of ooidisman infription, device, cypher, - - - to, but now it generally ...

Google previewA school dictionary; or, E.'s English dictionary abridged ... by ... D. Blair (1809)

by John ENTICK, Rev. David BLAIR (pseud. [i.e. Sir Richard Phillips.])

gristle Cartouch (car-touch'), n. case for bullets .

Google previewThe new encyclopædia; or, Universal dictionary ofarts and sciences (1807)

by Encyclopaedia Perthensis

Cartouch, in architecture and sculpture, an ornament representing a scroll of paper. It is usually a flat member, with wavings, to represent some inscription, device, cipher, or ornament of armoury. They are, in architecture, much the same as ...

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Cartouch Gold Shop

Joyce picking up here gold cartouche with J O Y C E in pictographs

Photo credit: Peter Long

Quotes about Cartouch

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Scrabble value of C3A1R1T1O1U1C3H4

The value of this 8-letter word is 15 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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