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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Fresco  \Fres"co\,  n.;  pl  {Frescoes}  or  {Frescos}.  [It.,  fr 
  fresco  fresh;  of  German  origin.  See  {Fresh},  a.] 
  1.  A  cool,  refreshing  state  of  the  air;  duskiness;  coolness; 
  shade.  [R.]  --Prior. 
 
  2.  (Fine  Arts) 
  a  The  art  of  painting  on  freshly  spread  plaster,  before 
  it  dries. 
  b  In  modern  parlance,  incorrectly  applied  to  painting  on 
  plaster  in  any  manner. 
  c  A  painting  on  plaster  in  either  of  senses 
  a  and 
  b  . 




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