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Anyhow, a more systematic method of faceting in sixteen facets—the taille en seize—began to be employed about that time.

WORD ORIGIN

1620s, from French facette (12c., Old French facete), diminutive of face (see face (n.)). The diamond-cutting sense is the original one. Related: Faceted; facets.

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