from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun See virtu.
  • noun An old spelling of virtue.

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

  • noun obsolete Virtue; power. See virtue.
  • noun See Virtu.

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  • noun artistic quality
  • noun love of or taste for fine objects of art


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  • (n): 1. love of or taste for fine objects of art, connoisseurship.

    2. artistic quality

    cf. virtu

    December 31, 2008

  • Vertu, Brute!

    May 7, 2018