Chrysography
Chrysography Chry*sog"ra*phy, n. [Gr. ?; chryso`s gold + ? to write.] 1. The art of writing in letters of gold. [1913 Webster]

2. A writing executed in letters of gold. [1913 Webster]


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  • chrysography — krə̇ˈsägrəfē noun ( es) Etymology: Greek chrysographia : writing executed in gold letters * * * /kri sog reuh fee/, n. 1. the art of writing in ink made of powdered gold suspended in a small amount of glair or gum. 2. the gold writing produced by …   Useful english dictionary

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  • chrysograph — ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷+ˌgraf transitive verb Etymology: Greek chrysographia writing with gold letters, from chrys + graphia graphy : to write in letters of gold * * * chrysographer /kri sog reuh feuhr/, n. /kris euh graf , grahf /, n. 1. a manuscript, esp. of …   Useful english dictionary

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