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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.
How very serious--how very solemn you look: and you are as ignorant of the matter as this cameo head" (taking one from the mantelpiece).
I shall compliment Mademoiselle Danglars on her cameo, while the father talks to you.
The great judge's head--seamed and vertical forehead, iron mouth, and pike-like under-jaw, all set on that thick neck rising out of the white flannelled collar--was thrown against the puckered green silk of the organ-front as it might have been a cameo of Titus.
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.
Ellie's royal pals Prince William -- whose wedding to Duchess Catherine she sang at in April 2011 -- and Prince Harry are also said to have made cameos in the movie as Stormtroopers, along with Hollywood star Tom Hardy and Take That singer Gary Barlow.
Sharknado 5: Global Swarming" was filmed all over the world, so there are plenty of celebrity cameos from international stars, as well.
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.
Robbie Coltrane, Ronnie Corbett and Ken Stott could also do cameos in Appointment with the Wicker Man.
Cameos are low-relief portraits that are traditionally carved out of large conch seashells, although other materials, such as stone or metal, may be used.
In the February 2008 issue of Apollo, Sir John Boardman described how he was devoting himself to the reconstruction of the most important 18th-century English private collection of cameos and intaglios, that of George Spencer, 4th Duke of Marlborough (1739-1817).