any of several modifications or combinations of the brilliant cut, step cut, or table cut, having the girdle outline often in some novel form.
[moh-dairn, muh-] /moʊˈdɛərn, mə-/ adjective 1. pretentiously modern; striving to appear modern but lacking style or conviction. 2. (often initial capital letter) of or noting a style of decorative art and architecture of the 1930s and 1940s that was influenced by streamlined industrial design of airplanes, ships, and cars: usually considered to be a later […]
noun 1. the English language since c1475. noun 1. the English language since about 1450, esp any of the standard forms developed from the S East Midland dialect of Middle English See also English, Middle English, Old English
noun 1. the French language since c1600.
- Modern greats
plural noun 1. (at Oxford University) the Honour School of Philosophy, Politics, and Economics