Vandyke edge
Vandyke Van*dyke" (v[a^]n*d[imac]k"), a. Of or pertaining to the style of Vandyke the painter; used or represented by Vandyke. ``His Vandyke dress.'' --Macaulay. [Written also {Vandyck}.] [1913 Webster]

{Vandyke brown} (Paint.), a pigment of a deep semitransparent brown color, supposed to be the color used by Vandyke in his pictures.

{Vandyke collar} or {Vandyke cape}, a broad collar or cape of linen and lace with a deep pointed or scalloped edge, worn lying on the shoulders; -- so called from its appearance in pictures by Vandyke.

{Vandyke edge}, an edge having ornamental triangular points. [1913 Webster]


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  • Vandyke — Van*dyke (v[a^]n*d[imac]k ), a. Of or pertaining to the style of Vandyke the painter; used or represented by Vandyke. His Vandyke dress. Macaulay. [Written also {Vandyck}.] [1913 Webster] {Vandyke brown} (Paint.), a pigment of a deep… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Vandyke brown — Vandyke Van*dyke (v[a^]n*d[imac]k ), a. Of or pertaining to the style of Vandyke the painter; used or represented by Vandyke. His Vandyke dress. Macaulay. [Written also {Vandyck}.] [1913 Webster] {Vandyke brown} (Paint.), a pigment of a deep… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Vandyke cape — Vandyke Van*dyke (v[a^]n*d[imac]k ), a. Of or pertaining to the style of Vandyke the painter; used or represented by Vandyke. His Vandyke dress. Macaulay. [Written also {Vandyck}.] [1913 Webster] {Vandyke brown} (Paint.), a pigment of a deep… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Vandyke collar — Vandyke Van*dyke (v[a^]n*d[imac]k ), a. Of or pertaining to the style of Vandyke the painter; used or represented by Vandyke. His Vandyke dress. Macaulay. [Written also {Vandyck}.] [1913 Webster] {Vandyke brown} (Paint.), a pigment of a deep… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Vandyke — Van*dyke , n. A picture by Vandyke. Also, a Vandyke collar, or a Vandyke edge. [Written also {Vandyck}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Vandyke cape — Vandyke collar or Vandyke cape, a wide collar or shoulder covering with a lace or linen border having deep points indenting the edge …   Useful english dictionary

  • vandyke — short, pointed beard, 1894, from the style shown on portraits by Flemish painter Anton Van Dyck (1599 1641); earlier a type of collar with a deep cut edge (1755) also from a style depicted in his paintings …   Etymology dictionary

  • Vandyke collar — n. a broad linen or lace collar with a deeply indented edge …   English World dictionary

  • Vandyke collar — a wide collar of lace and linen with the edge formed into scallops or deep points. Also, vandyke collar. Also called Vandyke, vandyke. * * * Vandyke collar or Vandyke cape, a wide collar or shoulder covering with a lace or linen border having… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Vandyke collar — a wide collar of lace and linen with the edge formed into scallops or deep points. Also, vandyke collar. Also called Vandyke, vandyke. * * * …   Universalium

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