Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of cartouche.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • "cartouches" inscribed on the plane surface of the Scarabæus.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 18, No. 108, October, 1866

  • Thutmose III tried to remove all Hatshepsut's cartouches as well as removing the faces of all images in her temple.

    A trip to Luxor

  • Great arches catch your eye, made of rose sandstone trimmed with smooth gray limestone and highlighted by cartouches of white plaster.

    "Fixer-Upper" Home In Mexico

  • Features include a "double-height arcade faced with marble, elaborate terra cotta ornamentation on the third story," and "a deep, copper mansard roof with richly ornamented dormers with broken pediments, volutes and cartouches of terra cotta," and an "exuberant Renaissance Revival style [that] complements the dramatic atmosphere of the theater district," according to the Community Board.

    Paramount Hotel, La MaMa Theater and Two Townhouses Landmarked

  • Chez moi, grâce a son équipement dernier cri ultracomplet et évolutif, il devient un ensemble intégré comprenant un accès simultané à mon lecteur de cédérom, à mon lecteur de disquettes et a mon lecteur de cartouches Zip.

    Pro-Consumerist Poet #2 : Kenneth Goldsmith : Harriet the Blog : The Poetry Foundation

  • DESCRIPTION the ivory discs applied with crowned cartouches enameled in translucent green or red with pellets, stars or crescents on ermine backgrounds, each with blue enamel ribbon suspending a crescent, fitted case

    On Auction: Game Counters Owned by Frank Marshall

  • Until you look closely at the cartouches on the sides of the tureen it seems conventional enough -- but instead of a rosy, milk-skinned Marie Antoinette, this is Cindy Sherman, in romantic 18th-century costume, from one of her prepared photographic self-portraits, complete with prosthetic décolletage.

    The Lure of the Curve

  • Gaston Maspero, head of the antiquities service when the cache was investigated, thought the cartouches with Hatshepsut's name had been altered and that the box was re-used by a later, 21st Dynasty princess with a similar name, which would explain how it ended up in DB320.

    Hatshepsut Found; Thutmose I Lost

  • Like Pharaoh Hatshepsut, so great her successor obliterated her cartouches.

    Antony and Cleopatra

  • And it features photographs of the happy couple, their unsmiling faces enshrined in elaborate, individual cartouches.

    Archive 2007-02-01

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  • "...in artillery, are made of leather, to sling over the shoulder of the matross, to carry the ammunition from a wagon or a magazine, to the piece." (citation in list description; compare cartouch)

    October 10, 2008