[mahr-ki-tree] /ˈmɑr kɪ tri/
noun, plural marquetries.
inlaid work of variously colored woods or other materials, especially in furniture.
noun (pl) -quetries, -queteries
a pattern of inlaid veneers of wood, brass, ivory, etc, fitted together to form a picture or design, used chiefly as ornamentation in furniture Compare parquetry
1560s, from French marqueterie “inlaid work,” from marqueter “to checker” (14c.), frequentative of marquer, from marque (see marque).
[mahr-ket; for 1 also French mar-ket] /mɑrˈkɛt; for 1 also French marˈkɛt/ noun 1. Jacques [zhahk] /ʒɑk/ (Show IPA), (“Père Marquette”) 1637–75, French Jesuit missionary and explorer in America. 2. a city in N Michigan, on Lake Superior. /mɑːˈkɛt/ noun 1. Jacques (ʒak), known as Père Marquette. 1637–75, French Jesuit missionary and explorer, with Louis […]
[mahr-kwis, mahr-kee; French mar-kee] /ˈmɑr kwɪs, mɑrˈki; French marˈki/ noun, plural marquises [mahr-kwi-siz] /ˈmɑr kwɪ sɪz/ (Show IPA), marquis [mahr-keez; French mar-kee] /mɑrˈkiz; French marˈki/ (Show IPA) 1. a nobleman ranking next below a duke and above an earl or count. [mahr-kwis] /ˈmɑr kwɪs/ noun 1. Don(ald Robert Perry) 1878–1937, U.S. humorist and poet. /ˈmɑːkwɪs; […]
[mahr-kwuh-zit] /ˈmɑr kwə zɪt/ noun 1. the rank of a marquis. 2. the territory ruled by a marquis or a margrave. /ˈmɑːkwɪzɪt/ noun 1. the rank or dignity of a marquis 2. the domain of a marquis
- Marquis de lafayette
[laf-ee-et, laf-ey-, lah-fee-, -fey-; for 1 also French la-fa-yet] /ˌlæf iˈɛt, ˌlæf eɪ-, ˌlɑ fi-, -feɪ-; for 1 also French la faˈyɛt/ noun 1. Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert du Motier [ma-ree zhaw-zef pawl eev rawk zheel-ber dy maw-tyey] /maˈri ʒɔˈzɛf pɔl iv rɔk ʒilˈbɛr dü mɔˈtyeɪ/ (Show IPA), Marquis de. Also, . 1757–1834, […]