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grisaille


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Grisaille  \Gri"saille`\,  n.  [F.,  from  gris  gray.] 
  1.  (Fine  Arts)  Decorative  painting  in  gray  monochrome;  -- 
  used  in  English  especially  for  painted  glass. 
 
  2.  A  kind  of  French  fancy  dress  goods.  --Knight. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  grisaille 
  n  :  monochrome  painting  or  stained  glass  etc.,  in  shades  of  gray 
  imitating  the  effect  of  relief 




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