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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An architectural decoration formed by two intersecting wavy bands.

Usage examples (31)
  • An ornament known as the guilloche is found in many countries.
  • The sort of guilloche of interlacing circles was very generally used.
  • The roses of ornament are often incorporated into this form of guilloche.
  • Among the few in colour, a preliminary mock-up had a fabulous complex guilloche of intertwining threads, which formed a centre roundel. for more
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  • This word was used in the 2006 Scripps National Spelling Bee finals.
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