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ormolu in Visual topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishormoluor‧mo‧lu /ˈɔːməluː $ ˈɔːr-/ noun [uncountable] 🔊 🔊 AVa gold-coloured mixture of metals that does not contain real gold 🔊 an ormolu clock
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ormoluAround 1834 his father took up business as a gilder and ormolu manufacturer in London.A red lens in ormolu casing was clamped over his left eye, and perhaps had replaced the original jelly organ.It was mounted in ormolu with an enamelled face.Each of the legs of the table incorporated a naked ormolu caryatid.The ormolu clock ticked on the mantelpiece.