Definition of Medallion

1. Noun. Any of various large ancient Greek coins.

Generic synonyms: Coin

2. Noun. A circular helping of food (especially a boneless cut of meat). "Medallions of veal"
Generic synonyms: Helping, Portion, Serving

3. Noun. An emblem indicating that a taxicab is registered.
Generic synonyms: Allegory, Emblem

4. Noun. An award for winning a championship or commemorating some other event.

Definition of Medallion

1. n. A large medal or memorial coin.

Definition of Medallion

1. Noun. A large medal, usually decorative. ¹

2. Noun. A cut of meat resembling a medallion. ¹

3. Noun. (architecture) a round or oval frame (often made of Stucco) which contains a plastic or pictorial decoration of a facade, an interior, a piece of furniture or equipment. ¹

4. Noun. A circular certificate used in some places to register a vehicle, especially a taxicab ¹

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Definition of Medallion

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Medallion

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Literary usage of Medallion

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1. The Royal Academy of Arts: A Complete Dictionary of Contributors and Their Algernon Graves by Algernon Graves (1906)
"1396 medallion of Thomas Carlyle, Esq. 1397 medallion of William Wordsworth. ... 1369 medallion of a lady. 1370 Thomas Carlyle, Esq.; bronze medallion. ..."

2. The Reminiscences of Augustus Saint-Gaudens by Augustus Saint-Gaudens (1913)
"medallion and bast. 1881 Children of Prescott Hall Butler. Bronze relief. ... Bronze medallion. 1881 Miss Sarah Redwood Lee. Bronze medallion. ..."

3. Corinthian Hellenistic Pottery by G. Roger Edwards (1975)
"medallion: four radiating fronds. medallion zone: two concentric circles. ... medallion: small rosette superimposed on circle of linear petal design. ..."

4. Windows: A Book about Stained & Painted Glass by Lewis Foreman Day (1897)
"UARS IN EARLY medallion WINDOWS. CHAPTER XII. medallion WINDOWS. IN the thirteenth century the practice of the earlier glaziers stiffened into something ..."

5. The Channel Islands of California: A Book for the Angler, Sportsman, and Tourist by Charles Frederick Holder, Juan Rodríguez Cabrillo (1910)
"For the second largest White Sea Bass, Silver medallion. ... For the third largest Albacore, Bronze medallion. For the largest Tuna, Gold medallion. ..."

6. The Life of Josiah Wedgwood: From His Private Correspondence and Family by Eliza Meteyard (1866)
"MAYER COLLECTION. medallion, which was very popular at this date, was that of Admiral Keppel. His merits were over-rated, and public enthusiasm arose more ..."

7. The Wedgwoods: Being a Life of Josiah Wedgwood; with Notices of His Works by Llewellynn Frederick William Jewitt (1865)
"medallion PORTRAITS OF HIM BY FLAX- MAN AND OTHERS.—medallion OF MRS. ... This I take to have been one of the earliest of the medallion portraits of ..."

8. The Southern Planter (1852)
"WATKINS & MORTON, ja 3t Petersburg, Va. NEW STYLE medallion DAGUERREOTYPES IN COLORS. This splendid improvement must be seen to be appreciated. ..."

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