Definitions

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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of fresco.
  • adj. painted with frescos

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Examples

  • More than this, we like the long paths of turf that stretch between splendid borders, recalling the frescoed galleries of a palace; we like the immense hedges, whose tops are high against the sky.

    Picture and Text 1893

  • A great night in Spain's party central could start with a transvestite dinner and floor show – just like an Almodóvar movie daaahling – at Gula Gula (gulagula.net) on Gran Via before you dance the hot night away (Madrileños rarely go out before midnight) under the frescoed baroque walls of 19th-century Palacio de Gaviria (palaciogaviria.com), now a club, on Calle Arenal.

    Alternative hen, stag and honeymoon destinations

  • Hundreds of reporters and camera crews filled the underground, frescoed courtroom before Knox's address on Monday, while police outside cordoned off the entrance to the tribunal.

    Amanda Knox Awaits Verdict (VIDEO)

  • Yet inside the frescoed courtroom, Knox's parents, who have regularly traveled from their home in Seattle to Perugia to visit the 24-year-old over the past four years, hugged their lawyers and cried with joy.

    Amanda Knox Verdict: Murder Conviction Overturned

  • Hellmann, who has a distinctively metallic voice, read out the verdict in the vaulted and frescoed 14th-century courtroom that has been the scene of an appeal swept by emotion, high tension and furious dispute.

    Amanda Knox and Raffaele Sollecito cleared of murder

  • Open House London Close to St. James Park is the normally off-limits Victorian-era Foreign Office and Indian Office complex, whose highlight—the dazzling Italy-meets-India Durbar Court—is a three-story riot of Doric and Ionic columns capped by a magnificently frescoed vaulted ceiling.

    Open House

  • Close to St. James Park is the normally off-limits Victorian-era Foreign Office and Indian Office complex, whose highlight—the dazzling Italy-meets-India Durbar Court—is a three-story riot of Doric and Ionic columns capped by a magnificently frescoed vaulted ceiling. openhouselondon.org.uk

    Come in, We're Open

  • A few days later he'll celebrate Epiphany mass followed by his traditional baptising of babies in the Vatican's frescoed Sistine Chapel.

    Pope decries commercial glitter of Christmas

  • The church itself is highly evocative: It's in the form of a Greek cross, like all of the other churches on Athos, admirably frescoed by

    Pentecost in the East

  • This slippage or loss of message also bedevils the great Roman frescoed vaults of Carracci, Reni, Guercino and Baciccio, which, for the delighted but perplexed spectator, have become, essentially, over-the-top entertainments.

    The Heirloom City

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