Definition of Cloisonnes

1. cloisonne [n] - See also: cloisonne



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cloisonnes

clogger
cloggers
cloggier
cloggiest
cloggily
clogginess
clogging
cloggy
clogs
clogs to clogs in three generations
clogwyn
clogwyns
cloison
cloisonn
cloisonne
cloisonnes (current term)
cloisons
cloister
cloisteral
cloistered
cloisterer
cloisterers
cloistering
cloisterlike
cloisters
cloistral
cloistre
cloistres
cloistress
cloistresses

Literary usage of Cloisonnes

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1. The Year-book of Facts in Science and Art by John Timbs (1868)
"We have now to regard emaux cloisonnes and emaux en tattle ... When the hollows are produced in this fashion, the enamels are called cloisonnes. ..."

2. Outlines of the History of Art by Wilhelm Lübke (1904)
"... cloisonnes} \ but the European workman holl out the ground to receive the enamel, and allowed the ..."

3. Paris and Environs with Routes from London to Paris: Handbook for Travellers by Karl Baedeker (Firm), Karl Baedeker (1900)
"Enamels are termed cloisonnes when the coloured vitreous glaze is deposited in compartments formed by thin metal partitions (cloisons) following the ..."

4. Some Account of Gothic Architecture in Spain by George Edmund Street (1865)
"... cross suspended from its centre, and the name of the king in large Roman letters hung by chains from its lower edge, and formed of cloisonnes gold. ..."

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