ormolu ormolu


  • (n) brass that looks like gold; used to decorate furniture


  1. A bubbling little masterpiece of ormolu romance and French wit; with Charles Boyer.
  2. The French occupation of Egypt in 1798 produced a rash of armchairs decorated with ormolu sphinxes, tables on pyramidal bases and paintings by Baron Jean-Antoine Gros.
  3. Of the 45 Speakers that the House has had, 39, in heavy ormolu frames, are there now.

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