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glyptography


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Glyptography  \Glyp*tog"ra*phy\,  n.  [Gr.  ?  carved  +  -graphy:  cf 
  F.  glyptographie.] 
  The  art  or  process  of  engraving  on  precious  stones.  [R.] 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  glyptography 
  n  1:  carvings  or  engravings  (especially  on  precious  stones)  [syn: 
  {glyptic  art}] 
  2:  carving  or  engraving  esp.  on  stones 




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