Definition of Lapidists

1. Noun. (plural of lapidist) ¹



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Definition of Lapidists

1. lapidist [n] - See also: lapidist

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lapidists

lapidation
lapidations
lapidator
lapideous
lapides
lapidescence
lapidescences
lapidescent
lapidification
lapidifications
lapidified
lapidifies
lapidify
lapidifying
lapidist
lapidists (current term)
lapieite
lapilli
lapillus
lapin
lapinised
lapinization
lapins
lapis
lapis lazuli
lapises
lapje
lapjes
laplacians
laplike

Literary usage of Lapidists

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1. The Curious Lore of Precious Stones: Being a Description of Their Sentiments by George Frederick Kunz (1913)
"But it cannot truly be so spoken of gemms and pretious stones, the effects of which, by lapidists are said to be, the making of men rich and eloquent, ..."

2. Moses and the Monuments: Light from Archaeology on Pentateuchal Times by Melvin Grove Kyle (1920)
"... ship unapproached by lapidists of today. The gold work with inlay of gems, entirely beyond modern skill, is ofttimes so delicate that it can only be ..."

3. A Nemesis of Misgovernment by James William Buel (1899)
"... is famous for its lapidists. Very near the town are found beryl, topaz, aqua marine, chrysolite, and other gems of great beauty, ..."

4. Life in Victoria: Or, Victoria in 1853, and Victoria in 1858, Showing the by William Kelly (1859)
"... and the South American republics, teeming with legions of hereditary miners and lapidists, would also furnish their quota to the crowd. ..."

5. Russian Nihilism and Exile Life in Siberia: A Graphic and Chronological by James William Buel (1883)
"... is famous for its lapidists. Very near the town are found beryl, topaz, aqua marine, chrysolite, and other gems of great beauty, which are cut and set ..."

6. Walks in the City of Canton by John Henry Gray (1875)
"This street is, in a great measure, occupied by lapidists. The shops of these tradesmen abound with ornaments of jade stone, coral, and lapis-lazuli. ..."

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