mosaiclike
adjective see mosaic I

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  • Tunbridge ware — Tun′bridge ware [[t]ˈtʌnˌbrɪdʒ[/t]] n. fur wooden articles with mosaiclike marquetry sawn from wooden rods arranged and glued together to form a pattern • Etymology: 1765–75; orig. produced in Tunbridge Wells …   From formal English to slang

  • Tunbridge ware — /tun brij / decorative wooden ware, including tables, trays, boxes, and ornamental objects, produced esp. in the late 17th and 18th centuries in Tunbridge Wells, England, with mosaiclike marquetry sawed from square sectioned wooden rods of… …   Useful english dictionary

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