Also, bezzant. the gold solidus of the Byzantine Empire, widely circulated in the Middle Ages.
Also, byzant. (in Romanesque architecture) any of a number of disklike ornaments, similar in form to the classical patera, used especially on the faces of archivolts.
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a medieval Byzantine gold coin
(architect) an ornament in the form of a flat disc
(heraldry) a small gold circle
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the diagonal face at the end of the blade of a chisel, or the like, leading to the edge. Jewelry. that part of a ring, bracelet, etc., to which gems are attached. crown (def 27). a grooved ring or rim holding a gem, watch crystal, etc., in its setting. Automotive. the part of a vehicle’s […]
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