Definition of Buhlwork
1. buhl [n -S] - See also: buhl
Medical Definition of Buhlwork
1. Decorative woodwork in which tortoise shell, yellow metal, white metal, etc, are inlaid, forming scrolls, cartouches, etc. Alternative forms: boule, boulework. Origin: From A.Ch.Boule, a French carver in wood. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)
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Literary usage of Buhlwork
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1. The Great industries of the United States: being an historical summary of by Horace Greeley (1873)
"It is exhibited in its most perfect form in the mosaic, or inlaid work known as " buhlwork " (probably the most ancient style of veneering), in which rare ..."
2. The Antiquary by Edward Walford, John Charles Cox, George Latimer Apperson (1899)
"buhlwork may, indeed, be defined as a species of marquetry with metal instead of wood, and as such occupied the worker in metal as well as the cabinet-maker ..."
3. The Old Court Suburb: Or, Memorials of Kensington, Regal, Critical, and by Leigh Hunt (1855)
"We cannot greatly admire such things as buhlwork; elaborations of brass ornaments upon dark grounds. We prefer the inlay- ment of paintings, the additions ..."
4. List of Subject Headings for Use in Dictionary Catalogs by American Library Association, Mary Josephine Briggs (1914)
"Bugs see Hemiptera; Insects buhlwork see Inlay Building See also Acoustics of buildings; Arches; Architecture; Bricklaying; Building materials; ..."