medallion

[ muh-dal-yuh n ]SEE DEFINITION OF medallion

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There was a medallion in the centre, with a figure in high relief.

Before he could recover balance Shann had stamped on the medallion.

On the left is a medallion of a satyr and nymph; the opposite medallion is destroyed.

We have now to return to the medallion which forms the centre of the cup.

Then follows a medallion, where the workmanship is of singular delicacy.

From the medallion depend by finely wrought chains five objects.

But among the things returned, he didn't find the medallion.

How about that medallion of mine which you have on your neck?

However that may be, she has stolen my medallion: we found it upon her!

But Devilshoof having secured the medallion, made off with it.

WORD ORIGIN

1650s, from French médaillon (17c.), from Italian medaglione "large medal," augmentative of medaglia (see medal).

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