figured

adjective fig·ured \ ˈfi-gyərd , British and often US ˈfi-gərd \
|Updated on: 3 Jun 2018

Definition of figured

1 : adorned with, formed into, or marked with a figure
  • figured muslin
  • figured wood
2 : being represented : portrayed
3 : indicated by figures

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First Known Use of figured

15th century

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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