Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An instrument used for tracing orthogonal outlines of objects, placed under a varnished glass plate, by means of a sharp point which scratches the outlines in the plate: used particularly in craniography.

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

Sorry, no example sentences found.

Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.