Cartouch
Cartouch Car*touch", cartouche car*touche", n.; pl. {Cartouches}. [F. cartouche, It. cartuccia, cartoccio, cornet, cartouch, fr. L. charta paper. See 1st {Card}, and cf. {Cartridge}.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Mil.) (a) A roll or case of paper, etc., holding a charge for a firearm; a cartridge. (b) A cartridge box. (c) A wooden case filled with balls, to be shot from a cannon. (d) A gunner's bag for ammunition. (e) A military pass for a soldier on furlough. [1913 Webster]

2. (Arch.) (a) A cantalever, console, corbel, or modillion, which has the form of a scroll of paper. (b) A tablet for ornament, or for receiving an inscription, formed like a sheet of paper with the edges rolled up; hence, any tablet of ornamental form. [1913 Webster]

3. (Egyptian Antiq.) An oval figure on monuments, and in papyri, containing the name of a sovereign. [1913 Webster]


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  • cartouch — noun see cartouche …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • cartouch — car·touch || kɑː tuːʃ n. decorative frame used to frame an inscription or design; rounded or elliptical figure framing the inscription of a god s or ruler s name (Egyptology); bullet cartridge made from heavy paper …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cartouch — n. Cartridge box, cartridge case …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • cartouch — car·touch …   English syllables

  • cartouch — noun a cartridge (usually with paper casing) • Syn: ↑cartouche • Hypernyms: ↑cartridge * * * noun see cartouche …   Useful english dictionary

  • cartouch(e) —   n. scroll or shield shaped or oval ornamentation; oval figure containing ancient   Egyptian king s name and titles; cartridge case …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • cartouche — Cartouch Car*touch , cartouche car*touche , n.; pl. {Cartouches}. [F. cartouche, It. cartuccia, cartoccio, cornet, cartouch, fr. L. charta paper. See 1st {Card}, and cf. {Cartridge}.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Mil.) (a) A roll or case of paper, etc.,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cartouches — Cartouch Car*touch , cartouche car*touche , n.; pl. {Cartouches}. [F. cartouche, It. cartuccia, cartoccio, cornet, cartouch, fr. L. charta paper. See 1st {Card}, and cf. {Cartridge}.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Mil.) (a) A roll or case of paper, etc.,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Diomed — Portrait de Diomed Diomed est un pur sang né en Angleterre en 1777, par Florizel et Sister to Juno, issue de Spectator. Il est le premier cheval à remporter la première édition du Derby d Epsom en 1780. Sa carrière d étalon a été particulièrement …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Ball cartridge — Cartridge Car tridge (k[aum]r tr[i^]j), n. [Formerly cartrage, corrupted fr. F. cartouche. See {Cartouch}.] (Mil.) A complete charge for a firearm, contained in, or held together by, a case, capsule, or shell of metal, pasteboard, or other… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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