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- adj. Having filigree ornamentation
- v. Simple past tense and past participle of filigree.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Adorned with filigree.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Ornamented with filigree.
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Witty, larky, clever the swank man and the swankier woman recall the filigreed mysteries of Thirties Hollywood.
Chocolate is still the king of beverages, often served in the same kind of filigreed gourds depicted on Classic Mayan vases.
He ranks today among the three greatest tenors of all time, but few see past the high, mighty and wind-blown peak of John Coltrane, the most recent mountain in that extended range, to see his more subtle, nuanced and filigreed art.
"Countdown" was a smart, progressive refuge and a reliable rebuke to rival Fox News Channel pundits where Olbermann would chronicle the day's events, interview guests, deliver blistering commentaries in filigreed prose, needle hand-picked scoundrels (as in his Worst Persons fixture), and wrap the whole package with literate trappings and pop-culture wit (his readings from James Thurber short stories were a regular feature).
Oh, and I almost forgot—all of it is layered and leavened, feathered and filigreed in gruyere cheese.
The filigreed ironwork of a stairway saved from Louis Sullivan's demolished Chicago Stock Exchange leads unexpectedly to the second floor.
The nose of this off-dry Riesling is a veritable floral cloud while the wine itself is fairly delicate, almost filigreed, with a long, stony finish.
Now it was a stucco fantasyland of pink and yellow pastel villas with white filigreed shutters.
The sharp-edged works made of hydrocal white gypsum cast intricate shadows and draw the visitors into their filigreed textures.
Think arched sandstone porticos, elaborate geometric gardens and delicate filigreed windows.