(formerly in fresco painting) a second coat of plaster, somewhat finer than the first coat, applied over the entire surface and on which the drawing for the fresco is done.
to be agreeable or pleasing to.
a group of vassals who owed military service, especially to French kings. the summoning by a medieval ruler of all vassals and free men for military service. noun (in medieval France) a summons to the king’s vassals to do military service the vassals so assembled for military service
Claudio [klaw-dee-oh;; Spanish klou-th yaw] /ˈklɔ diˌoʊ;; Spanish ˈklaʊ ðyɔ/ (Show IPA), 1903–91, Chilean pianist. noun Claudio. 1903–91, Chilean pianist
a rich tapestry. a tapestry weave. a wall hanging, as a tapestry or similar object. Theater. a curtain suspended loosely across a stage and used as a backdrop or part of a stage setting. Historical Examples A door on the left leads to other rooms, and an arrased one opposite, down to the street. A […]