Definition of Cartouche

1. Noun. A cartridge (usually with paper casing).

Exact synonyms: Cartouch
Generic synonyms: Cartridge



Definition of Cartouche

1. Noun. (architecture) An ornamental figure, often on an oval shield. ¹

2. Noun. (context: Egyptian hieroglyphics) an oval figure containing characters that represent the names of royal or divine people. ¹

3. Noun. A paper cartridge. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Cartouche

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cartouche

cartoonist
cartoonists
cartoonlike
cartoons
cartoony
cartop
cartophilia
cartophily
cartoppable
cartopped
cartopper
cartoppers
cartopping
cartops
cartouch
cartouche (current term)
cartouches
cartridge
cartridge belt
cartridge box
cartridge boxes
cartridge clip
cartridge ejector
cartridge extractor
cartridge font
cartridge fuse
cartridge holder
cartridge paper
cartridge pen

Literary usage of Cartouche

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1. The Works of William Makepeace Thackeray by William Makepeace Thackeray, Sir Leslie Stephen (1898)
"cartouche had a wonderful love for good eating, and put all the apple-women and cooks, who came to supply the students, under contribution. ..."

2. Works by Manuel Márquez Sterling, William Makepeace Thackeray, Leslie Stephen, Louise Stanage (1897)
"cartouche. HAVE been much interested with an account of the exploits of Monsieur Louis Dominic cartouche, and as Newgate and the highways are so much the ..."

3. France Under the Regency: With a Review of the Administration of Louis XIV by James Breck Perkins (1901)
"We may still speak, without impropriety, of the famous cartouche, who gained for himself a name like that of his English contemporary, Jonathan Wild. ..."

4. Catalogue by Dulau & Co., ltd., Booksellers, London, N.W. Lott & H.J. Gerrish Ltd (1845)
"With a superb cartouche, ship and sea-monster, the whole within a decorative ... With cartouche 15/- 254 GREECE : GRAECIA. With the Aegean Isles and part of ..."

5. Sketch Books: The Paris Sketch Book of Mr. M. A. Titmarsh; The Irish Sketch by William Makepeace Thackeray (1898)
"... cartouche I HAVE been much interested with an account of the exploits of Monsieur Louis Dominic cartouche, and as Newgate atnl the highways arc so much ..."

6. The Paris Sketch Book by William Makepeace Thackeray (1852)
"cartouche. I HAVE been much interested with an account of the exploits of Monsieur Louis Dominic cartouche, and as Newgate and the highways are so much the ..."

7. Daniel Defoe: His Life and Recently Discovered Writings: Extending from 1716 by Lee, William, Daniel Defoe (1869)
"I am, SIR, your Humble Servant, Capture of cartouche. Mr. EMINENT. AJ, Oct. 21.—The whole talk of the City of Paris is upon the taking that famous Rogue of ..."

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