Definition of Bezil
1. bezel [n -S] - See also: bezel
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bezil
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Literary usage of Bezil
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. American Journal of Archaeology by Archaeological Institute of America (1891)
"A cartouche in the bezil bears the letters SI, the initials of Signum. cxxxi. ... The bezil is figured with a Greek cross. CXLI. Another ring from Herpes. ..."
2. Naukratis by William Matthew Flinders Petrie (1886)
"Of various small articles of the later Greek or Roman period we may notice the bezil of a silver ring with early Greek scroll pattern (xx. ..."
3. Fraser's Magazine by Thomas Carlyle (1856)
"while the bezil is of a third kind ; thus iron rings turnup with silver or gold ... a silver and even an iron bezil is sometimes inserted into a gold ring. ..."