Definition of Filagrees

1. Noun. (plural of filagree) ¹



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Definition of Filagrees

1. filagree [v] - See also: filagree

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Filagrees

fila
fila olfactoria
fila radicularia
filabeg
filabegs
filabuster
filabusters
filaceous
filacer
filacers
filaggrin
filago
filagree
filagreed
filagreeing
filagrees (current term)
filamen
filament
filament-nonfilament count
filament polymorphonuclear leukocyte
filamentary
filamentary keratitis
filamentary keratopathy
filamentation
filamentations
filamented
filamentiferous
filamentless
filamentlike
filamentoid

Literary usage of Filagrees

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1. The Historians' History of the World: A Comprehensive Narrative of the Rise by Henry Smith Williams (1907)
"... the Venetian glass-makers distinguished themselves by a new invention, that of vases enriched with filagrees of glass, either white or coloured, ..."

2. The Works of Rufus Choate: With a Memoir of His Life by Rufus Choate, Samuel Gilman Brown (1862)
"... to arranging processions and chiselling silver and twisting gold into filagrees, — but to clothing the people, to the manufacture of woollen, cotton, ..."

3. Music (1902)
"... "tinsel filagrees plastered over Weber's Invitation to Dance." What will be say when he hears the arrangement by Godowsky? Perhaps he will have a worse ..."

4. Spain and the Spaniards by Edmondo De Amicis, Wilhelmina W. Cady (1880)
"... placed in the centre of the church, is ornamented by a profusion of bas-reliefs, filagrees and figures ; under the sanctuary is a subterranean chapel, ..."

5. Proceedings of the National Conference of Charities and Correction, at the by National Conference of Charities and Correction (U.S.). Session (1908)
"Plain, substantial buildings, with modern sanitary toilet facilities, and of architectural beauty, but no filagrees, are what we need. ..."

6. Days Near Rome by Augustus John Cuthbert Hare, Welbore St. Clair Baddeley (1907)
"... necklace of very long joints—earrings of great length—a pair of massive bracelets of exquisite filagrees work—no less than eighteen fibulae or brooches, ..."

7. Bits of Talk about Home Matters by Helen Hunt Jackson (1873)
"... all beautiful, and many of them rare : fiery scorpions on a black ground ; pale lavender filagrees over scarlet ; white and black squares blocked out as ..."

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