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marquetry

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Arts
marquetrymar‧quet‧ry /ˈmɑːkətri $ ˈmɑːr-/ noun [uncountable] 🔊 🔊 Aa pattern made of coloured pieces of wood laid together, or the art of making these patterns
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marquetryI used a very interesting rectangular frame, with a marquetry inlay.Enter the world of woodturning, woodcarving, cabinetmaking and marquetry.Nevertheless, some flat pattern work can be fairly treated as marquetry, most often based on natural forms.Who could have anticipated that handicrafts - macrame, cold enamelling, marquetry, weaving - would become so popular.The lifting marquetry on the saddle is a problem and I hesitate, without examination, to suggest a cure.A nice piece of marquetry as a one-off looks strangely ill at ease amid the clamour.Through a grille of lace, he studied the marquetry of the wooden floor.
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