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noun as in precious stones expert

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The style is as lapidary as ever, but strangely the mood is lighter than before.

Meanwhile, valuable moments in which someone could be chiming in with another “lapidary” are ticking away.

What would happen if Thomas Brown's friends paid for such lapidary style as that?

The first to come before Solomon with his complaint was one Achior, a lapidary by trade.

His first attempt produced a red ware, like jasper, which was cut and polished by the lapidary and gilt by the goldsmith.

He had carried out her mission to Perth; he had delivered the jewels to the lapidary and was back with his answer.

For further details upon Gems, and the art of cutting and engraving them, see Lapidary.


On this page you'll find 4 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to lapidary, such as: engraver, and jeweler.

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