Auriphrygiate
Auriphrygiate Au`ri*phryg"i*ate ([add]`r[i^]*fr[i^]"j[i^]*[asl]t), a. [LL. auriphrigiatus; L. aurum gold + LL. phrygiare to adorn with Phrygian needlework, or with embroidery; perhaps corrupted from some other word. Cf. {Orfrays}.] Embroidered or decorated with gold. [R.] --Southey. [1913 Webster]

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  • auriphrygiate — adjective Embroidered or decorated with gold …   Wiktionary

  • auriphrygiate — au·ri·phryg·i·ate …   English syllables

  • auriphrygiate — |ȯrə.|frijēə̇t, jēˌāt adjective Etymology: modification (influenced by Latin Phrygius Phrygian) of Medieval Latin aurifrigiatus, from aurifrigium orphrey + Latin atus ate more at orphrey : adorned with orphrey …   Useful english dictionary

  • Mitre — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Mitre (homonymie). La mitre est un couvre chef réservé aux évêques depuis les premiers temps de l Église. Il est donc porté aussi bien dans l Église latine que dans les Églises orientales. Cet article traite de… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Orfrays — Or frays, n. [OF. orfrais, F. orfroi; F. or gold + fraise, frise, fringe, ruff. See {Fraise}, and cf. {Auriphrygiate}.] See {Orphrey}. [Obs.] Rom. of R. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • auriphrygia —   n. gold embroidery.    ♦ auriphrygiate, a …   Dictionary of difficult words

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