cameo

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engraving or carving in low relief on a stone (as in a brooch or ring)

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I found out before I came away that she wanted me to buy her some cameos, and I should be sorry for them not to be good--after their kind.
You seem not to care about cameos," said Will, seating himself at some distance from her, and observing her while she closed the cases.
In my time a cameo set in pearls was thought sufficient.
she asked to change the subject, looking at his finger on which he wore a ring with a cameo of Laocoon's head.
His face was like a cameo, and his lips, parted in a smile, made it very boyish.
Elisabeth saw through the window-panes the two faces of Gobseck and Gigonnet (her uncle Bidault), which stood out in relief against the yellow wood-work of the old cafe, like two cameo heads, cold and impassible, in the rigid attitude that their gravity gave them.
I remember perfectly that he wore a flat, broad, black satin tie in which was stuck a large cameo pin; and a small turn down collar.
My dear Lucy," he declared, "you are wonderful - a perfect cameo, a gem.
Raffles stood confronted by a dark and handsome woman whose profile, as I saw it first in the electric light, is cut like a cameo in my memory.
Even though, their cameos were cut from the movie, the social media and the Internet have made them available for everyone to see.
Vimeo integration: sign in or sign up with your Vimeo account, share your Cameos to Vimeo when you finish them or afterwards via your profile.
The NYC politician, 49, will star as himself in the series, which also features cameos from former NBC News anchor Tom Brokaw, former Republican National Committee Chairman Michael Steele and CNN analyst Jeffrey Toobin, the New York Post reported.
at least for this critic, the five most entertaining Hitchcock cameos, because they work at being funny, too.
She also reckons cameos are all the rage, with collectors buying them and not just to wear, which is perhaps just as well in the case of the one in question.
We have a couple of celebrity cameos, but I think I can not reveal who they are," he supposedly said.