Definition of Grecque

1. n. An ornament supposed to be of Greek origin, esp. a fret or meander.



Definition of Grecque

1. a fret pattern [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Grecque

grebo
grebos
grece
greces
grechishchevite
grecianize
grecianized
grecianizes
grecianizing
grecians
grecize
grecized
grecizes
grecizing
greco-roman
grecque (current term)
grecques
gree
greeble
greebles
greebo
greebos
greeces
greecious
greed
greedfest
greedfests
greedhead
greedheads
greedier

Literary usage of Grecque

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1. The North American Review by Making of America Project, Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, James Russell Lowell, Henry Cabot Lodge (1829)
"... unfeeling cruelty of a sentence, if it do but carry an agonizing pang to the heart. ART. III.— Cours de Littérature grecque Moderne, donné a Genève par ..."

2. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable: Giving the Derivation, Source, Or Origin of by Ebenezer Cobham Brewer (1898)
"He was sent to the galleys, and the nation which gave him birth l'n potage à la grecque. Insipid soup ; Spartan broth. ..."

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