Definition of Bead and quirk

1. Noun. Beading formed with a narrow groove separating it from the surface it decorates.

Exact synonyms: Quirk Bead
Generic synonyms: Astragal, Bead, Beading, Beadwork



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bead And Quirk

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beacon
beacon fire
beacon light
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beaconed
beaconing
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beaconless
beaconlike
beacons
bead
bead-breaker
bead and quirk (current term)
bead breaker
bead fern
bead lightning
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beaded lizard
beader
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beadful

Literary usage of Bead and quirk

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1. A Dictionary of Architecture and Building, Biographical, Historical, and by Russell Sturgis (1901)
"bead and quirk. A bead set off by one or two quirks. BEAD AND REEL. A convex rounded moulding representing a string of beads in which disks alternate, ..."

2. The Mechanic's Companion, Or, The Elements and Practice of Carpentry by Peter Nicholson (1845)
"When the edge of a piece of stuff has been stuck with bead and quirk ; then the vertical side turned upwards and stuck from the same edge in fhe same manner ..."

3. The Mechanic's Companion, Or, The Elements and Practice of Carpentry by Peter Nicholson (1842)
"When the edge of a piece of stuff has been stuck with bead and quirk ; then the vertical side turned upwards and stuck from the same edge in fhe same manner ..."

4. An Encyclopædia of Architecture: Historical, Theoretical, and Practical by Joseph Gwilt (1842)
"A piece of framed work with beads run on each edge of the included pannel. See p. 568. bead and quirk. A bead stuck on the edge of a piece of stuff, ..."

5. Rudimentary Dictionary of Terms Used in Architecture, Civil, Architecture by John Weale (1850)
"... the grain of the wood being in the direction of them bead and quirk, a bead stuck on the edge of a piece of stuff, flush with its surface Bead-butt and ..."

6. Inspection of the Materials and Workmanship Employed in Construction: A by Austin Thomas Byrne (1898)
"Bead and Butt : Framing in which the panels are flush and have beads stuck upon the two edges. Bead and Quirk : A bead stuck on the edge of a piece of stuff ..."

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