cloisonne

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English[edit]

A Ming bowl decorated with cloisonne
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From French.

Noun[edit]

cloisonne (plural cloisonne)

  1. (metalwork, uncountable) A decorative technique for metalwork, especially brass, whereby colored enamel is baked between raised ridges of the metal.
    Cloisonne is sometimes seen as a cheaper alternative to jewelled encrustation or filigree.
    Zoë wore a pair of cloisonne earrings she had bought in France.
  2. (metalwork) Objects decorated by this technique collectively.
    The museum had a fine collection of medieval Italian cloisonne.

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cloisonne

  1. first-person singular present indicative of cloisonner
  2. third-person singular present indicative of cloisonner
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of cloisonner
  4. first-person singular present subjunctive of cloisonner
  5. second-person singular imperative of cloisonner