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 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.
When he entered she was looking at some cameos which she had been buying for Celia.
Perhaps you understand all about cameos, and can tell me if these are really good.
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." Dorothea added the last words with a smile.
"You seem not to care about cameos," said Will, seating himself at some distance from her, and observing her while she closed the cases.
that Henry should fade, away as reality emerged, and only her love for him should remain clear, stamped with his image like the cameos we rescue out of dreams.
Books of engravings, drawers of medals, cameos, corals, shells, and every other family collection within his cabinets, had been prepared for his old friend, to while away the morning; and the kindness had perfectly answered.
(and perhaps Birmingham); model gondolas from Venice; model villages from Switzerland; morsels of tesselated pavement from Herculaneum and Pompeii, like petrified minced veal; ashes out of tombs, and lava out of Vesuvius; Spanish fans, Spezzian straw hats, Moorish slippers, Tuscan hairpins, Carrara sculpture, Trastaverini scarves, Genoese velvets and filigree, Neapolitan coral, Roman cameos, Geneva jewellery, Arab lanterns, rosaries blest all round by the Pope himself, and an infinite variety of lumber.
As for the Count, he merely asked me, in the way of reply, if we moderns possessed any such microscopes as would enable us to cut cameos in the style of the Egyptians.
I had observed some newspaper comment at the time, but I was exceedingly preoccupied by that little affair of the Vatican cameos, and in my anxiety to oblige the Pope I lost touch with several interesting English cases.
York Label, of Omaha, NE, USA, has announced the acquisition of two label converting companies: Cameo Crafts and Package Service Company.
After meeting the folks from CAMEO Style, I licensed that technology for my own shop," Butz says.
Lindsay Lohan has a slightly bigger cameo as herself prior to her new blonde and ultra-thin look.
In February, Levine Builders completed The Cameo, a 7-story, 102-unit luxury rental building located at 311 West 50th St.
PAUL CARTER / The Register-Guard Fast friends Her riding lesson over, 8-year-old Mekayla Means-Brous spends a moment with Cameo, an Arabian mare, before walking her back to the stable.