Repouss'e work
Repouss'e Re*pous`s['e]" (re -p??`s?"), a. [F., p. p. of repousser to thrust back; pref re- + pousser to push. See {Push}.] (a) Formed in relief, as a pattern on metal. (b) Ornamented with patterns in relief made by pressing or hammering on the reverse side; -- said of thin metal, or of a vessel made of thin metal. -- n. Repouss['e] work. [1913 Webster]

{Repouss['e] work}, ornamentation of metal in relief by pressing or hammering on the reverse side. [1913 Webster]


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  • Repouss'e — Re*pous s[ e] (re p?? s? ), a. [F., p. p. of repousser to thrust back; pref re + pousser to push. See {Push}.] (a) Formed in relief, as a pattern on metal. (b) Ornamented with patterns in relief made by pressing or hammering on the reverse side;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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