Definition of Lustres
1. lustre [v] - See also: lustre
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lustres
Literary usage of Lustres
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Confessions of Jean Jacques Rousseau by Jean-Jacques Rousseau (1901)
"... very dangerous allurements, and glances from very disquieting eyes; but, if she feigned to forget my twelve lustres, I remember them. ..."
2. The Edinburgh Review by Sydney Smith (1869)
"In crystal-glass, with a basis of oxide of lead, for table services, lustres, candelabra, and ornamental and fancy glass, very showy and serviceable ..."
3. Catalogue of Specimens: Illustrative of the Composition and Manufacture of by Museum of Practical Geology (Great Britain), Henry Thomas De La Beche, Trenham Recks (1871)
"Different processes are followed in the preparation of lustres, ... It has been supposed that the lustres characteristic of some of the old Spanish ware are ..."
4. International Exhibition, London, 1871 by Arthur Beckwith (1872)
"lustres.—By coating the ware with a glaze, which furnishes a thin, adhesive, ... The transparent lustres are obtained by melting 10 metallic oxide or salt ..."