Definition of Gadroon

1. Noun. Any of a series of raised decorative curves used as adornments on the necks of vases, silverware, etc. ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Gadroon

1. to decorate with bands of fluted or reeded molding [v -ED, -ING, -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gadroon

gadoid fish
gadoids
gadoleic
gadoleic acid
gadolinia
gadolinian
gadolinic
gadolinite
gadolinites
gadolinium
gadolinium dtpa
gadoliniums
gadopentetate
gadopentetic acid
gadoteridol
gadroon (current term)
gadrooned
gadrooning
gadroonings
gadroons
gads
gadsman
gadsmen
gadso
gadsos
gaduin
gadwall
gadwalls
gadzookeries
gadzookery

Literary usage of Gadroon

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1. The Antiquary by Edward Walford, John Charles Cox, George Latimer Apperson (1890)
"There is a fine service of silver-gilt at Swanage, richly ornamented with bands of gadroon moulding and acanthus leaves. The flagon is cruet-shaped, ..."

2. A Catalogue of Gold and Silver Plate: The Property of His Grace the Duke of by James Garrard (1893)
"One hundred and twenty shaped, gadroon border. Made by Paul Crespin. ... Thirty-six, gadroon border. Made by Andrew Fogelberg and Stephen Gilbert ..."

3. Catalogue of the ... Library: Drawings ... Engravings, Paintings, Silver by John Fitchett Marsh (1882)
"13 15 Oval Tea Pot, gadroon edges, wood handle and stand ... gadroon edge, silver handle, on a stem and foot 28 0 Oval Tea Pot, plain, gadroon edge, ..."

4. An Impartial and Correct History of the War Between the United States of by Thomas O'Connor (1816)
"ers, eaeh to hold a dozen glasses, oblong square shape, standing on feet, wi h balls ornamented with a bright gadroon at bottom, and nur- row rim at top, ..."

5. Archaeologia Cantiana by Kent Archaeological Society (1905)
"The sacred monogram, etc., en soleil, is in the centre of the field, and the edge is ornamented with a gadroon moulding. 3. A Flagon of Silver. ..."

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