Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who produces inlaid work for artistic decoration.
- n. Something laid in; something forming an inner layer, sheathing, or coating.
- n. In zoology, an entoderm: correlated with midlayer and outlayer.
- n. One who inlays.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. One who inlays, or whose occupation it is to inlay.
- inlay + -er (Wiktionary)
“The inlayer, an old Thranx, took satis-faction from a perfect fit on the first attempt.”
“The inlayer, an old Thranx, took satisfaction from a perfect fit on the first attempt.”
“The official presented the small transparent case to the venerable Ilvenzuteck, Ryo's clanmother, who handed it proudly to the inlayer.”
“She applied a little saliva to shine the star, inlayer tradition.”
“He appears to have obtained much renown as an inlayer of musical instruments, and it is stated that Francis I., upon the occasion of his visit to Italy in 1515, prevailed upon the Viol-maker to settle in”
“In fact, this art is rather an elemental one, and any departure from old established rules is liable to lead the worker into a new craft; his art becomes that of the inlayer or the enameller when he attempts to use larger pieces in cloissons, or to fuse bits together by any process.”
“The floors were a triumph of the wood-inlayer's art, the chairs and tables were of gilt or of inlaid rosewood.”
“All these rooms were little masterpieces of various arts, chief among which that of the wood-inlayer -- the floors, the walls, the doors being profusely inlaid with precious woods.”
“One who contributed to its progress was Gasper Duiffoprugcar (1514-1572) a luthier and mosaic inlayer, known in the Tyrol, in Bologna, Paris and Lyons.”
“An inlayer, like her colleagues of the Snail-shell, she gathers any hard granule near at hand capable of strengthening her work; and the dried skulls of Ants, which are frequent around about her abode, are in her eyes building-stones of equal value to the pebbles.”
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