Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A vessel having a perforated bottom, fitted into a coffee-pot and holding the coffee; also, a coffee-pot furnished with this contrivance.
  • noun In architecture and decoration, a Greek fret. See à-la-grecque.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun An ornament supposed to be of Greek origin, esp. a fret or meander.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun An ornament supposed to be of Greek origin, especially a fret or meander.

Etymologies

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French grecque, feminine of grec ("Greek")

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