lapidary : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n an expert on precious stones and the art of cutting and engraving them
- n a skilled worker who cuts and engraves precious stones
- a of or relating to precious stones or the art of working with them
the ring is of no lapidary value"- Lord Byron
- But Perelman was essentially a miniaturist, distilling into lapidary prose a mood, a mode, an ode with as much pith as could be found in a whole rainforest of dicotyledenous plant .
- Whoever the latest air pirate is, he obviously had conceived his plan with a lapidary's attention to detail.
- In his State of the Union message, President Bush devoted only a single, lapidary sentence to the most nagging of all foreign policy dilemmas: "In the Middle East, we will continue .
News & Articles
- Historic downtown Hendersonville draws visitors of all ages
Jaelyn Krauel, 6, Kaylee Molter, 3, Juliette Krauel, 2, and Wyatte Thiel, 6, pose for a picture in front of a Tyrannosaurus head at the Mineral and Lapidary Museum of Henderson County. The museum is free and open to the public.
June 22, 2013 - Asheville Citizen-Times
- William Dalrymple in Hindu
In an article titled 'Dagger For The Heart, written for Bonhams Magazine, writer William Dalrymple says: "The Emperor's love of beautiful and precious objects damascened and gold-embellished blades, enamels and hammered metals, precious lapidary,...
- Samuel Johnson in Daily Times
In lapidary inscriptions, a man is not upon oath,Samuel Johnson wrote.