from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The work of a stone-cutter; carving.


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  • The whole monument is one wearisome aggregation of that species of ornamental flourish, which, when it is done with a pen, is called penmanship, and when done with a chisel, should be called chiselmanship; the subject of it being chiefly fat-limbed boys sprawling on dolphins, dolphins incapable of swimming, and dragged along the sea by expanded pocket-handkerchiefs.

    Stones of Venice [introductions] John Ruskin 1859


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