Definition of Guilloches

1. Noun. (plural of guilloche) ¹



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Definition of Guilloches

1. guilloche [n] - See also: guilloche

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Guilloches

guileless
guilelessly
guilelessness
guilelessnesses
guiler
guilers
guiles
guiling
guillemet
guillemets
guilleminite
guillemot
guillemots
guilloche
guilloched
guilloches (current term)
guillotine
guillotine amputation
guillotined
guillotines
guillotining
guilor
guilors
guilt
guilt-ridden
guilt-sick
guilt feelings
guilt pang
guilt trip

Literary usage of Guilloches

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1. Encyclopaedia Britannica, a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and edited by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"These examples are double guilloches, with two rows of circles, each with an independent ... in both the single and double guilloches of Greek work there is ..."

2. The Hudson-Fulton Celebration: Catalogue of an Exhibition Held in the by Wilhelm Reinhold Valentiner, Henry Watson Kent, Florence Nightingale Levy (1909)
"1. H. 27 ; L. 48 ; D. lg%. Lent by Dr. Irving P. Lyon. XQ CHEST. Front in three panels carved with leaf and flower forms; carved guilloches on upper rail; ..."

3. The Encyclopedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"guilloches are single, double or triple; they consist of a series of circles equidistant ... These examples are double guilloches, with two rows of circles, ..."

4. The Hudson-Fulton Celebration: Catalogue of an Exhibition Held in the by Wilhelm Reinhold Valentiner, Henry Watson Kent, Florence Nightingale Levy (1909)
"1. H.27; L. 48 ; D. 1g%. Lent by Dr. Irving P. Lyon. CHEST. Front in three panels carved with leaf and flower forms; carved guilloches on upper rail; ..."

5. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1889)
"... decorate with intersecting curved lines : see guilloche, v.} To form guilloches on; decorate with guilloches. ..."

6. Archaeologia, Or, Miscellaneous Tracts Relating to Antiquity by Society of Antiquaries of London (1817)
"Its design was a square compartment, containing four stars of eight, points each, formed by two interlaced squares composed of guilloches differently ..."

7. Memoirs of the Connecticut Academy of Arts & Sciences by Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences, Yale University (1911)
"guilloches. These are confined to the outer more easily visible surfaces, as in nature. The joints and muscles of the legs are worked out in a somewhat ..."

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