Definition of Filagree

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

Exact synonyms: Filigree, Fillagree
Generic synonyms: Embellishment
Derivative terms: Filigree



Definition of Filagree

1. Noun. (alternative form of filigree) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Filagree

1. to filigree [v -GREED, -GREEING, -GREES] - See also: filigree

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Filagree

fikish
fiky
fil
fila
fila olfactoria
fila radicularia
filabeg
filabegs
filabuster
filabusters
filaceous
filacer
filacers
filaggrin
filago
filagree (current term)
filagreed
filagreeing
filagrees
filamen
filament
filament-nonfilament count
filament polymorphonuclear leukocyte
filamentary
filamentary keratitis
filamentary keratopathy
filamentation
filamentations
filamented
filamentiferous

Literary usage of Filagree

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1. The Modern Voyager & Traveller Through Europe, Asia, Africa, & America by M.A. William Adams (1828)
"It was then declared, and readily the repast, slaves attended with silver filagree censers, offering at the same time towels with gold ends, ..."

2. The Ecclesiologist by Ecclesiological Society (1858)
"Now there are two descriptions of filagree. The first is formed of very small ... In the other description of filagree the ribbons are quite round —in fact, ..."

3. Thoughts on the Greek Revolution by Charles Brinsley Sheridan (1822)
"to hit with these splints of lath decked with flowers; but many people like words worked into filagree better than when wrought into weapons, ..."

4. Racing Calendar for (1856)
"... by Robert de Gorham, out of Odessa, by Sultan—Phantom—filagree, by Soothsayer—Web. 2. Fuze, 404, 405, 407, ..."

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