cloisonne

[ kloi-zuh-ney; French klwa-zaw-ney ]SEE DEFINITION OF cloisonne

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And nothing, in my judgment, more clearly exhibits this union of taste and skill than the Cloisonne work.

They continued along one of the lower galleries of this cloisonne factory, and came to a little bridge that spanned a vault.

There were many flowers in the room—some in Cloisonne vases, others in gimcrack vessels such as are bought at country fairs.

WORD ORIGIN

"divided into compartments," 1863, from French cloisonné, from cloison "a partition" (12c., in Old French, "enclosure"), from Provençal clausio, from Vulgar Latin *clausio, noun of action from past participle stem of claudere "to close, shut" (see clause).

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