Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In decorative art, an imitation of shells, or the use of forms borrowed from shells. This motive of decoration was common in the Louis XV. style. See rococo.
“Two good swims in "refreshing" conditions at Aberbach and Cwm-yr-Eglwys plus fishing and shell-fishing (what the French call coquillage) - total yield one big prawn which is spared the pot.”
“And: coquillage (m) = shellfish coquillettes (f) = pasta shells”
“Sur la Dicerate, nouveau genre de coquillage bivalve.”
“Sur la Galathée, nouveau genre de coquillage bivalve.”
“coquillage (m) = shellfish coquillettes (f) = pasta shells”
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