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Definition of the noun filagree

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noun - plural: filagrees

  1. delicate and intricate ornamentation (usually in gold or silver or other fine twisted wire)

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Google previewAn Encyclopaedia of Domestic Economy (1844)

Comprising Such Subjects as are Most Immediately Connected with Housekeeping ... by Thomas Webster, Mrs. William Parkes

Filagree is an ornamental work composed of threads of gold, silver, paper, or other substance, wrought together in a curious and ingenious manner. Our term comes from the Italian filigrana, threads and beads, because the latter were ...

Google previewAn Encyclopæaedia of Domestic Economy (1845)

Comprising Such Subjects as are Most Immediately Connected with Housekeeping As, the Construction of Domestic Edifices, with the Modes of Warming, Ventilating, and Lighting Them; a Description of the Various Articles of Furniture; a General Account of the Animal and Vegetable Substances Used as Food, and the Methods of Preserving and Preparing Them by Cooking; Making Breads Materials Employed in Dress and the Toilet; Business of the Laundry; Description of the Various Wheel Carriages; Preservation of Health, Domestic Medicines, &c.[ &c by Thomas Webster

Filagree is an ornamental work composed of threads of gold, silver, paper, or other substance, wrought together in a curious and ingenious manner. Our term comes from the Italian filigrana, threads and beads, because the latter were ...

Google previewA New Primary Dictionary of the English Language ... (1902)

by Joseph Emerson Worcester

FILAGREE. FISCAL. Ftl'a-gree, n. Same as filigree. Fil'a-ment, n. Slender thread ; fibre. Fil-a-meVtous, a. Like, or composed of, threads. Fll'bert, a. Hazel-nut. Filch, v. a. To steal ; to pilfer. File, n. Device for keeping loose papers in order : — set ...

Google previewWINSTON'S CUMULATIVE LOOSE-LEAF ENCYCLOPEDIA A COMPREHENSIVE REFERENCE WORK (1922)

filagree,. In general the winter is short and mild, and carry on various other industries, and in some places never completely in- Besides wine, the principal general ex- terrupts the course of vegetation ...

Google previewHeinemann English Dictionary (2001)

by Martin Manser

noun also filagree delicate ornamental work of metallic thread, especially of gold or silver, woven into a lace- like design. Word Family filigreed adjective. filmy filings (fie-lingz) plural noun the small ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Sinica, by Samuel Couling (1917)

by Samuel Couling

Enamelled headdresses for women, with kingfishers' feathers “ inlaid,” are made at Canton and Ningpo, and ornaments of silver or copper filagree, in the shape of combs and earrings. A beautiful effect is produced by alternating ...

Google previewA Critical and Pronouncing Dictionary of the English Language (1847)

Including Scientific Terms : to which are Added Walker's Key to the Pronunciation of Classical and Scripture Proper Names, Much Enlarged : and a Pronouncing Vocabulary of Modern Geographical Names by Joseph Emerson Worcester

Fellon Felspar Feldspar Ferrule } { Ferrel Ferule Verrel Feud Feod Feudal Feodal Feudality Feodality Feudatory Feodatory Feuillemorte Fueillemorte Fie Fy Filigrane Filigree } Filagree Fillagree ---- Filibe Fillibeg { o, Filly Filley Finery, a forge, ...

Google previewA Universal and Critical Dictionary of the English Language (1850)

To which are Added Walker's Key to the Pronunciation of Classical and Scripture Names, Much Enl. and Improved ; and a Pronouncing Vocabulary of Modern Geographical Names by Joseph Emerson Worcester, John Walker

Envelope r Filigrane Gaol Jail Earelopment Enveloperaent Filigree < Filagree Garreteer Garre tteer Eofcpile jEolopile С Fillagree Gauge Gage Epaulet Epaulette С Filibeg Gauger Gager Epigraph Epigraphe Fillibeg ( Philibeg Gault Golt ...

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Small photo of WELLINGTON, NEW ZEALAND - NOVEMBER 18, 2014: Silver fern-patterned filagree suspended globe, Civic Square, Wellington, New Zealand.Small photo of WELLINGTON, NEW ZEALAND - NOVEMBER 17, 2014: Silver fern-patterned filagree suspended globe, sculpture at Civic Square, Majestic Centre behind, including Library, Town Hall and city Art Gallery. More...

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The value of this 8-letter word is 12 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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