buhl. elaborate inlaid work of woods, metals, tortoiseshell, ivory, etc. Historical Examples Intarsia and Marquetry F. Hamilton Jackson The Old Furniture Book N. Hudson Moore Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Slice 3 Various The Old Furniture Book N. Hudson Moore British Manufacturing Industries L. Arnoux Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Slice 3 Various […]
buhl. elaborate inlaid work of woods, metals, tortoiseshell, ivory, etc. adjective denoting or relating to a type of marquetry of patterned inlays of brass and tortoiseshell, occasionally with other metals such as pewter, much used on French furniture from the 17th century noun Also called boullework. something ornamented with such marquetry adjective, noun the usual […]
a seaport in N France, on the English Channel. Historical Examples Battle Studies Charles-Jean-Jacques-Joseph Ardant du Picq 1914 John French, Viscount of Ypres The Boy Scouts on the Trail George Durston The Surprising Adventures of Bampfylde Moore Carew Unknown Queen Hortense L. Mhlbach Notes and Queries, Number 212, November 19, 1853 Various The Count’s Chauffeur […]
a suburb of Paris, in N France.