Definition of Fillagree

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

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



Definition of Fillagree

1. [v -GREED, -GREEING, -GREES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fillagree

fill-ins
fill again
fill in
fill in the blank
fill material
fill music
fill one's hand
fill or kill
fill or kills
fill out
fill soil
fill someone's shoes
fill the bill
fill up
fillable
fillagree (current term)
fillagreed
fillagreeing
fillagrees
fille
fille de chambre
filled
filled in
filled out
filled pause
filled pauses
filled the bill
filler
filler graft
fillers

Literary usage of Fillagree

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1. Encyclopædia Americana: A Popular Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature by Thomas Gamaliel Bradford (1851)
"... fillagree WORK; a kind of ornamental work in gold or silver, wrought delicately, in the manner of little threads or grains, or of both intermixed. ..."

2. The Stowe Catalogue, Priced and Annotated: Priced and Annotated by Henry Rumsey Forster (1848)
"Russell 11 10 0 485 A windmill, of silver fillagree ; a needle-case ; taper-stand ... Hennell 5 15 0 491 A silver fillagree case for scissors; a needle-case ..."

3. The Stowe Catalogue, Priced and Annotated by Henry Rumsey Forster (1848)
"Russell 11 10 0 485 A windmill, of silver fillagree ; a needle-case ... Hennell 5 15 0 491 A silver fillagree case for scissors ; a needle-case ; and a ..."

4. The Works of John Moore, M. D.: With Memoirs of His Life and Writings by John Moore (1820)
"Edward threw down the money, snatched up the cock, and declared he would not suffer him to be thrown at. fillagree said, ' the cock was the man's property; ..."

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