browse words by letter
a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z


  1  definition  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Intaglio  \In*tagl"io\,  n.;  pl  E.  {Intaglius},  It  {Intagli}. 
  [It.,  fr  intagliare  to  engrave,  carve;  pref.  in-  in  + 
  tagliare  to  cut,  carve.  See  {Detail}.] 
  A  cutting  or  engraving;  a  figure  cut  into  something  as  a 
  gem,  so  as  to  make  a  design  depressed  below  the  surface  of 
  the  material;  hence  anything  so  carved  or  impressed,  as  a 
  gem,  matrix,  etc.;  --  opposed  to  {cameo}.  Also  used