a red or reddish variety of chalcedony, used in jewelry.
He held out to Val a chain of gold mesh ending in a carnelian carved into a seal.
Ralestone Luck Andre Norton
It is of alabaster, inlaid with agate, carnelian, and jasper.
Bell’s Cathedrals: The Cathedral Church of Exeter Percy Addleshaw
Round the bones of the arm were carnelian beads of short barrel shape.
El Kab J.E. Quibell
Our favorite resorts, and it is so with all tourists, were Emerald and carnelian Bays.
With the World’s Great Travellers, Volume 2 Various
They always have watch charms of carnelian, like dried flesh that they have cut out of their neighbors’ backs.
Plays: Comrades; Facing Death; Pariah; Easter August Strindberg
carnelian Bay and its attractions are fully described in its own chapter.
The Lake of the Sky George Wharton James
The cap for the pivots of the compass-cards, formed of hard siliceous stone, a chalcedony or carnelian, &c.
The Sailor’s Word-Book William Henry Smyth
Often made up of alternate layers of chalcedony, carnelian, and cacholong.
Summary Narrative of an Exploratory Expedition to the Sources of the Mississippi River, in 1820 Henry Rowe Schoolcraft
He remembered how he bought her a carnelian ring once at the county fair.
Wheat and Huckleberries Charlotte Marion (White) Vaile
The gems of onyx, carnelian and agate are later and bear various figures, and in some cases Arabic inscriptions.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 3 Various
a red or reddish-yellow translucent variety of chalcedony, used as a gemstone
“red variety of chalcedony,” variant of cornelian, altered by influence of Latin carnem “flesh” because of its color.
fleshlike; flesh-colored. Historical Examples In one specimen I noticed a carneous degeneration, but this is really no reflection on Mr. Flannery personally. Remarks Bill Nye A Sucket is made in like manner of the carneous substance of stalks of Lettice. The Closet of Sir Kenelm Digby Knight Opened Kenelm Digby If it is carneous, we […]
carny. a person employed by a carnival. carnival (def 1). of or relating to carnivals: carny slang. Contemporary Examples “The president feels, we feel at the White House, this is a distraction,” carney said when asked about Weiner. White House: Weiner Is a ‘Distraction’ The Daily Beast June 12, 2011 carney did say that some […]
a mountain range in S Austria and N Italy, part of the E Alps. Highest peak, Kellerwand, 9217 feet (2809 meters).
a person employed by a carnival. carnival (def 1). of or relating to carnivals: carny slang. Contemporary Examples The freaks are cooking the books, and the carny world turns into a funhouse mirror of the allegedly real one. The Most Underrated Novels I’ve Edited Daniel Menaker November 18, 2013 A Florida native, Russell ably captures […]