from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Furnished or ornamented with a rosette.
  • Formed or arranged in rosettes: as, the decorations were of looped and rosetted ribbons.


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  • Why, the master sweeps, influenced by a restless spirit of innovation, actually interposed their authority, in opposition to the dancing, and substituted a dinner — an anniversary dinner at White Conduit House — where clean faces appeared in lieu of black ones smeared with rose pink; and knee cords and tops superseded nankeen drawers and rosetted shoes.

    Sketches by Boz

  • Paul Bethune, surrounded by hugely rosetted supporters, was trying hard to smile.


  • The cocked hat and feather, rosetted shoes with diamond buckles, and the flowered satin waistcoat, go with this.

    The Youth of Jefferson A Chronicle of College Scrapes at Williamsburg, in Virginia, A.D. 1764

  • Nor did she understand when Billy treated her to a slow and surreptitious wink, his freckled countenance grinning beneath the rosetted hat.

    Americans All Stories of American Life of To-Day

  • Gold-fish flash like meteors between uplifted spears of blood-red coral, and the glittering scales of myriads, splashed with ruby, or flecked with amethyst, reflect the colours of the gorgeously-frilled and rosetted anemones in parterres between red coral crags.

    Through the Malay Archipelago

  • The dress-maker pinched Gertrude into it, and Gertrude, catching her breath between the hooks and eyes, said "it fitted beautifully;" the little satin slippers were also laced and rosetted to her mind, and her kid gloves properly _ruche-d_ and bow-d and her hair curled by Mons.

    Little Ferns For Fanny's Little Friends

  • Plants so grown should be potted in sandy peat, and a few pieces of sandstone placed over the roots, slightly cropping out of the surface; these will not only help to keep the roots from being droughted, but also bear up the rosetted leaves, and so allow a better circulation of air about the collars, that being the place where rot usually sets in.

    Hardy Perennials and Old Fashioned Flowers Describing the Most Desirable Plants, for Borders, Rockeries, and Shrubberies.

  • Not only in its blooming state, but all the year round, it is very effective and striking; it is a free grower, having handsome, large rosetted foliage.

    Hardy Perennials and Old Fashioned Flowers Describing the Most Desirable Plants, for Borders, Rockeries, and Shrubberies.

  • The rivulets of periwinkles that flowed down them when first she arrived were gone, and now there were these bushes, incredibly rosetted.

    The Enchanted April

  • Muffled rosily in gaiters and furs, or running about her room in their white, rosetted slippers, with sturdy arms and knees bare, or angelic in their blue wrappers after the evening bath, they were equally enchanting to their mother.

    The Heart of Rachael


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