inlay

[ verb in-ley, in-ley; noun in-ley ]SEE DEFINITION OF inlay

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With illustrations and inlay cover picture by Harrison Fisher.

Closely related to patchwork, but not as commonly used, is “inlay.”

Further, they often patch together pieces of this kind of inlay.

This is actually done with the working drawing by the inlay cutter.

With illustrations in colors, and inlay cover by George Wright.

This will make a groove into which the edge of the inlay will disappear.

The inlay is also pasted and the edges inserted in the incision.

In some cases the bronze is decorated with an inlay of silver damascening.

To make a rapid survey we must commence with the art of inlay.

We may admire the dexterity of the inlay but deplore the design.

WORD ORIGIN

1590s (v.), 1650s (n.), from in + lay. Related: Inlaid.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR INLAY

decoration

nounparticular type of embellishment
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