noun Date: 1836 an arrangement of festoons

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  • festoonery — [fes′to͞on′ər ē] n. an arrangement of festoons …   English World dictionary

  • festoonery — /fe stooh neuh ree/, n. 1. a decoration of festoons. 2. festoons collectively. [1830 40; FESTOON + ERY] * * * …   Universalium

  • festoonery — noun That which is festooned; hanging ornamentation …   Wiktionary

  • festoonery — n. decoration of festoons …   English contemporary dictionary

  • festoonery — fes·toon·ery …   English syllables

  • festoonery — fes•toon•er•y [[t]fɛˈstu nə ri[/t]] n. a decoration of festoons …   From formal English to slang

  • festoonery — /fɛsˈtunəri/ (say fes toohnuhree) noun 1. a decoration of festoons. 2. festoons collectively …   Australian English dictionary

  • festoonery — noun flower chains suspended in curves between points as a decoration • Syn: ↑festoon • Derivationally related forms: ↑festoon, ↑festoon (for: ↑festoon) • Hypernyms: ↑f …   Useful english dictionary

  • festoon — n. & v. n. 1 a chain of flowers, leaves, ribbons, etc., hung in a curve as a decoration. 2 a carved or moulded ornament representing this. v.tr. (often foll. by with) adorn with or form into festoons; decorate elaborately. Derivatives: festoonery …   Useful english dictionary

  • flower chain — noun flowers strung together in a chain • Hypernyms: ↑flower arrangement, ↑floral arrangement • Hyponyms: ↑daisy chain, ↑festoon, ↑festoonery …   Useful english dictionary

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