Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • See filigrain.

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  • Je vous poste ici l'image du Pinku qui se trouve en filigrane!!

    pinku-tk Diary Entry

  • The favourites of James I wore ear-rings of emeralds set in gold filigrane.

    The Picture of Dorian Gray

  • Take to Aleppo filigrane, and take them paste of apricots,

    Georgian Poetry 1913-15

  • The favourites of James I. wore earrings of emeralds set in gold filigrane.

    The Picture of Dorian Gray

  • I. wore ear-rings of emeralds set in gold filigrane.

    The Picture of Dorian Gray

  • Once, in the cold noon of a lovely day of frost, when the lightest step crackled with the breaking of multitudinous crystals, when the trees were fringed with furry white, and the old spider-webs glimmered like filigrane of fairy silver, they met on a lonely country-road.

    St. George and St. Michael

  • When I went on board ship with the Bailo Jean Dona, I found another case given to me by him, containing two quintals of the best Mocha coffee, one hundred pounds of tobacco leaves, two large flagons filled, one with Zabandi tobacco, the other with camussa, and a magnificent pipe tube of jessamine wood, covered with gold filigrane, which I sold in Corfu for one hundred sequins.

    The memoirs of Jacques Casanova de Seingalt

  • Monastery, is the cross which he wore upon his breast when he went to battle; it is of plain silver, in four equal parts, and each part covered with three plates of gold, and in the flat part of each five sockets set with precious stones of some size; and with other white ones which are smaller; of these little ones, some are still left, fastened in with filigrane.

    Chronicle of the Cid

  • A la voir ainsi étincelante de blancheur entre l'azur de la mer et l'azur du ciel, on dirait une immense couronne de filigrane d'argent; le dôme de la cathédrale, peint en jaune, semble une tiare de vermeil posée au milieu.

    The Works of Lord Byron. Vol. 2

  • Bailo Jean Dona, I found another case given to me by him, containing two quintals of the best Mocha coffee, one hundred pounds of tobacco leaves, two large flagons filled, one with Zabandi tobacco, the other with camussa, and a magnificent pipe tube of jessamine wood, covered with gold filigrane, which I sold in Corfu for one hundred sequins.

    The Complete Memoirs of Jacques Casanova

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