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English translation: gadroon; gadrooning

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French term or phrase:godron
English translation:gadroon; gadrooning
Entered by: Yolanda Broad
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15:31 Apr 11, 2001
French to English translations [PRO]
Art/Literary
French term or phrase: godron
Editée spécialement pour vous, une bonbonnière au portrait de Marie-Antoinette, d'après un médaillon de la fin du XVIIIe siècle (collection particulière). Bonbonnière en biscuit de porcelaine de Limoges. Décor de godrons et guirlandes végétales. Sur le couvercle, portrait en bas-relief de la reine Marie-Antoinette.
Fermoir ouvragé en laiton doré.
Marcus Malabad
Canada
Local time: 02:29
gadroon; gadrooning
Explanation:
From Termium:

English:Ornamental Glassware
Symbols, Motifs and Ornaments (Art)

gadroon s CORRECT

gadrooning s CORRECT

DEF - An ornamental decoration in a continuous pattern of short, repetitive sections of reeding, set vertically, diagonally, or twisted. s
OBS - It has been used in England on the lower part of the bowl of some drinking glasses or jelly glasses or of some bowls. s

1996-06-19
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Yolanda Broad
United States
Local time: 20:29
Grading comment
Merci, Yolande!
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nagadroon; gadrooning
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gadroon; gadrooning


Explanation:
From Termium:

English:Ornamental Glassware
Symbols, Motifs and Ornaments (Art)

gadroon s CORRECT

gadrooning s CORRECT

DEF - An ornamental decoration in a continuous pattern of short, repetitive sections of reeding, set vertically, diagonally, or twisted. s
OBS - It has been used in England on the lower part of the bowl of some drinking glasses or jelly glasses or of some bowls. s

1996-06-19


    Reference: http://www.termium.com
Yolanda Broad
United States
Local time: 20:29
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in pair: 1551
Grading comment
Merci, Yolande!
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