romayne work

noun, often capitalized R ro·mayne work \(ˈ)rō¦mān-\

Definition of romayne work

  1. :  the ornamentation of furniture with carved medallions, knobs, or finials in the form of human or grotesque heads found especially in 17th century England

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Origin and Etymology of romayne work

probably from French romaine, feminine of romain Roman — more at romaine

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