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guilloche


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Guilloche  \Guil`loche"\,  n. 
  In  ornamental  art,  any  pattern  made  by  interlacing  curved 
  lines. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Guilloche  \Guil"loche`\,  n.  [F.  guillochis  --  said  to  be  fr 
  Guillot  the  inventor  of  a  machine  for  carving  it.]  (Arch.) 
  An  ornament  in  the  form  of  two  or  more  bands  or  strings 
  twisted  over  each  other  in  a  continued  series,  leaving 
  circular  openings  which  are  filled  with  round  ornaments. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  guilloche 
  n  :  an  architectural  decoration  formed  by  two  intersecting  wavy 
  bands 




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