manière criblée

noun

ma·​nière cri·​blée
məˈnyerkrēˈblā
: an engraving technique originally used in the 15th century in which round holes punched in a block or plate produce a white spotted background in the print

called also dotted manner

Word History

Etymology

French, literally, criblé manner

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“Manière criblée.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mani%C3%A8re%20cribl%C3%A9e. Accessed 25 May. 2024.

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