cuir ciselé

noun cuir ci·se·lé \¦kwirˌsēz(ə)¦lā, -ˌsiz-\

Definition of cuir ciselé


cuir ciselés

  1. :  an ancient style of decoration made on leather book covers by outlining with a knife and stippling the uncut background; also :  an object so decorated

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Origin and Etymology of cuir ciselé

French, literally, chiseled leather

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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