Definition of Arabesques

1. Noun. (plural of arabesque) ¹



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Definition of Arabesques

1. arabesque [n] - See also: arabesque

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Arabesques

aquæous
aqvavit
aqvavits
ar-
ara
araari
arab-
arab world
araba
araban
arabas
arabesk
arabesks
arabesque
arabesqued
arabesques (current term)
arabia
arabic
arabic acid
arabica
arabicas
arabicization
arabicizations
arabicize
arabicized
arabicizes
arabicizing
arabidopsis
arabilities
arability

Literary usage of Arabesques

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1. The Principles of Ornament by James Ward, George Aitchison (1896)
"CHAPTER IX THE arabesques of the Vatican have been noticed before ; there were, however, arabesques on the ceiling of the Sala del Cambio at Perugia, ..."

2. Etude pratique du paludisme et des parasites du sang by John William Watson Stephens, John Addington Symonds, Samuel Rickard Christophers (1909)
"... Signorelli—The Precursor of Michael Angelo—Anatomical Studies—Sense of Beauty—The Chapel of S. Brizio at Orvieto —Its arabesques and Medallions—Degrees ..."

3. Ancient Art and Its Remains: Or, A Manual of the Archaeology of Art by Karl Otfried Müller, Friedrich Gottlieb Welcker (1852)
"The living and genial conception of nature which 1 pervades ancient art was well adapted for arabesques (§. 24. K. 2.), the age of which in Greek art ..."

4. The Rhine from Rotterdam to Constance: Handbook for Travellers by Karl Baedeker (Firm) (1884)
"9), in the Byzantine style, embellished with gilding and arabesques ; and the Main Railway Station (PI. ..."

5. John L. Stoddard's Lectures: Illustrated and Embellished with Views of the by John Lawson Stoddard (1897)
"... arabesques and the Koran, — the graceful Oriental characters mingling and intertwining like the finest scroll-work or the slender stems and tendrils of ..."

6. The Antiquary by Edward Walford, John Charles Cox, George Latimer Apperson (1893)
"The wooden table, in the carved arabesques and turned open-work, of which we reproduce an ably of Cairene workmanship, and is most likely of ..."

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