Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A kind of large bombardon, a reed-instrument used in the seventeenth century, one of the forms from which the oboe and bassoon were developed.
  • n. The tenor or basset bombard. See bombard, 6.
  • n. A variety of onyx consisting of a layer of a bluish tint over black.

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  • This intaglio of the fish with the crested serpent above it, in the black stratum of the onyx, or rather nicolo, is well shown by the surrounding blue of the upper stratum.

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