Definitions

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  • adj. patterned with veins or streaks or color resembling marble

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Postmodernism – the style of pink-painted pediments, marbleised MDF and leopard-skin Formica, of the Chippendale skyscraper, the designer teapot and the acanthus-leaved Homebase, which seemed to give form to the consuming excess of the Reagan-Thatcher years and which the architecture and design world then dumped as summarily as a herpes-ridden lover – is back.

    PoMo power: the return of postmodernism

  • One of these was bound in marbleised paper, and on it written:

    Complete Project Gutenberg John Galsworthy Works

  • The furniture was in green terry, the carpet a harsh, brilliant tapestry; on the marble-topped centre table was a big clasp Bible and a basket with a stereoscope and views; the marbleised iron shelf above the stove-pipe hole supported two glass vases and a French clock under a glass bell; through the open door, across the oil-cloth of the hallway, she saw the white-painted pine balusters of the steep, cramped stairs.

    Annie Kilburn : a Novel

  • ATMOSPHERE was king at Aminaka Wilmot this evening as the duo's signature prints were marbleised, muted and wrapped in to dresses worn with a serene ethereal attitude - and just pinch of Kate Bush.

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  • Needless to say, no two compacts are the same, particularly some of the marbleised Mineralize Skinfinish Powders and Eye Shadows, as the marbleisation is done by hand, when the dough is being formed on the tile.

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