Definition of Arabesks
1. arabesk [n] - See also: arabesk
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Arabesks
Literary usage of Arabesks
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Mercersburg Review by Reformed Church in the United States Publication Board, Franklin and Marshall College Alumni Association (1860)
"When, on the other h^nd, Albrecht Duerer in his arabesks paints garlands of flowers, from the cups of which the smiling faces of angels peep forth, ..."
2. Travels, Through Spain and Part of Portugal: With Commercial, Statistical by George Downing Whittington (1808)
"It has three tiers of boxes and a gallery; a plain white curtain, festooned on a yellow ground; the stage boxes have pilasters adorned with brown arabesks; ..."
3. The Stone Dragon and Other Tragic Romances by Murray Gilchrist (1894)
"... woven with gold and silver arabesks— Lady Lucy, a debonair maid, rosy-lipped and eyed like Venus—and I had sight for no other. ..."
4. Travels Through Italy, in the Years 1804 and 1805 by August von Kotzebue (1806)
"... simple tasty painting, in which genii arc holding garlands of flo%yers with eagles and lyres intermixed, and the whole is adorned with pretty arabesks. ..."