Definition of Triptychs

1. Noun. (plural of triptych) ¹



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Definition of Triptychs

1. triptych [n] - See also: triptych

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Triptychs

triptan
triptane
triptanes
triptans
triptolide
tripton
triptons
triptorelin
triptote
triptotes
triptyca
triptycas
triptycene
triptycenes
triptych
triptychs (current term)
tripudia
tripudiary
tripudiation
tripudiations
tripudium
tripuhyite
tripulant
tripus
tripwire
tripwires
tripy
triquadrantal
triquark
triquarks

Literary usage of Triptychs

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1. Painting Popularly Explained by Thomas John Gullick, John Timbs (1864)
"Altar-pieces were originally portable'; which explains the practice of enclosing pictures in cases with doors, called diptychs, triptychs, ..."

2. Materials for a History of Oil Painting by Charles Lock Eastlake (1847)
"NOTE ON THE USE OF triptychs, ETC. THE practice of enclosing pictures in cases with doors, coiled diptychs, triptychs, ..."

3. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and General (1890)
"Bat, though triptychs are often spoken of in the art- language of a later time, these werb by the early church, writers still called diptychs ..."

4. Transactions by Ecclesiological Society (1900)
"Also in English quires triptychs were rare. We have a beautiful description of one upon the Jesus altar against the rood screen in The Rites of Durham^ ..."

5. Science and Art Department of the Committee of Council on Education (1863)
"(6962). Glass pointing vi. Triptych. Wood. Sculpture i. triptychs. Bronze. Metal work x. triptychs. Enamels vii. triptychs. Ivory. Sculpture i. triptychs. ..."

6. The Ecclesiologist by Ecclesiological Society (1844)
"But where there is no other reredos, and where the church has an oil painting, we wish strongly to recommend the re-introduction of triptychs. ..."

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