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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a method of ornamentation by means of a rose engine.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A class of ornament executed by what is termed a rose-engine.
  • n. It is used for such work as the network of curved lines on a bank-note engraving or a watch-case. See rose-engine.


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