from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Inlaid work; work inlaid with pieces of wood, shells, ivory, veneer, and the like, of several colors, fitted together to form a design or picture that is then used to ornament furniture.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See marquetry.
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- n. inlaid veneers are fitted together to form a design or picture that is then used to ornament furniture
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Miss Marty's thoughts flew back at once to a corner cupboard in the parlour, inlaid with tulips in Dutch marqueterie, and containing the
Rectangular, two doors, fan motif, walnut and marqueterie de paille
The two were seated side by side on an arrangement in marqueterie which looked like three silvery pink chairs made one, with a low tea-table in front of them.
Leaning back in a marqueterie chair and gazing down his uplifted nose at the sky-blue walls plastered with gold frames, he was noticeably silent.
Soames slowly passed a little inlaid paperknife over the smooth surface of a marqueterie table; then, without looking at his nephew, he began:
This time the little dog scurried round the entire room, avoiding the legs of chairs by a series of miracles, then, halting by a marqueterie stand, it stood on its hind legs and began to eat the pampas grass.
After putting her baby into its cot Fleur had gone to the marqueterie bureau in the little sanctuary that would have been called a boudoir in old days.
Forty-five years since he had laid its foundations, and there it was, as full of marqueterie as ever.
I am most charmingly lodged here, the walls of my room are all marqueterie and they have put sofa and bed, &c., as the
The lamps were lit, and an open Dutch silver spirit-case stood, with some siphons of soda-water and large cut-glass tumblers, on a little marqueterie table.