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adjective as in smooth and white

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See also the vignette on title page, copied from an alabaster slab in the Collegio Romano, originally from the Catacombs.

This day Mrs. Russell did give my wife a very fine St. George, in alabaster, which will set out my wife's closett mightily.

Round the chapel, known as the Dean's Chapel, there was a fine copper railing decorated with small alabaster figures.

The form stretched its lovely arms, white as alabaster, and presently the hands rubbed a pair of sleepy eyes.

An elegant monument of alabaster, with a bust of Pepys, taken from his portrait in the National Gallery, was unveiled in 1884.


On this page you'll find 12 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to alabaster, such as: alabastrine, fair, ivory, light, pale, and porcelain.

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