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  • adj. Alternative form of escaloped.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. See escaloped.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In heraldry, represented as covered with escallop- or scallop-shells: said of the field; also, covered with an imbricated pattern of curving lines. Also escallopé, counter-escalloped, counter-scalloped.


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  • Spanish mansions, with the usual charmingly 'escalloped' roof, all resting on a prolonged colonnade or piazza, strange, old-fashioned, and original, running round to a vast extent, which the sensible town has decreed is never to be interfered with.

    A Day's Tour A Journey through France and Belgium by Calais, Tournay, Orchies, Douai, Arras, Béthune, Lille, Comines, Ypres, Hazebrouck, Berg

  • The pleasure in surveying this extraordinary combination of beautiful objects, the richness and variety of the work, the long lines broken by the charming and, as they are called, 'escalloped' gables, the

    A Day's Tour A Journey through France and Belgium by Calais, Tournay, Orchies, Douai, Arras, Béthune, Lille, Comines, Ypres, Hazebrouck, Berg

  • In a very sad ending to the tale the prime veal calf found himself escalloped Viennese style.

    Archive 2007-04-22

  • So his contribution was an escalloped potato and caramelized onion fritter, baked with lots of rosemary in muffin tins.

    Archive 2006-11-01

  • Howells would eventually worry about “so many dinners…so few books”20 in regard to his friend; but literature was not the point for Mark Twain now, and neither were escalloped oysters; the point was polemics, written fast and broadcast faster; and in this pursuit he excelled brilliantly.

    Mark Twain

  • It was something fearful to see him eat escalloped oysters.

    Mark Twain

  • The third represented the upper half of a human figure, ending in an escalloped line like the waves; the face was rubbed and featureless, and both arms were held very stiffly up in the air.

    The Complete Father Brown

  • I can see him now as he stood up in the midst of our friends, with his head thrown back, and in his hand a dish of those escalloped oysters without which no party in Cambridge was really a party, exulting in the tale of his adventure, which had abounded in the most original characters and amusing incidents at every mile of their progress.

    Mark Twain: A Biography

  • But we were bound to walk, so we went on, whilst above our heads waved medusae whose umbrellas of opal or rose-pink, escalloped with a band of blue, sheltered us from the rays of the sun and fiery pelagiae, which, in the darkness, would have strewn our path with phosphorescent light.

    Twenty-Thousand Leagues Under the Sea

  • Prepare it exactly as for escalloped cauliflower and finish in the same way.

    The Golden Age Cook Book


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