delicate workmanship

delicate workmanship
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  • delicate — [del′i kit] adj. [ME delicat < L delicatus, giving pleasure, delightful < * delicare, for OL delicere, to allure, entice < de , intens. + lacere: see DELIGHT] 1. pleasing in its lightness, mildness, subtlety, etc. [a delicate flavor,… …   English World dictionary

  • workmanship — n. 1) conscientious; delicate, exquisite, fine; meticulous workmanship 2) poor, shoddy workmanship * * * [ wɜːkmənʃɪp] delicate exquisite fine meticulous workmanship shoddy workmanship conscientious poor …   Combinatory dictionary

  • delicate — I. adjective Etymology: Middle English delicat, from Latin delicatus given to self indulgence, fastidious, subtly pleasing, not robust; akin to Latin delicere to allure Date: 14th century 1. pleasing to the senses: a. generally pleasant < the… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • delicate — delicately, adv. delicateness, n. /del i kit/, adj. 1. fine in texture, quality, construction, etc.: a delicate lace collar. 2. fragile; easily damaged; frail: delicate porcelain; a delicate child. 3. so fine as to be scarcely perceptible; subtle …   Universalium

  • delicate — adj. 1 a fine in texture or structure; soft, slender, or slight. b of exquisite quality or workmanship. c (of colour) subtle or subdued; not bright. d subtle, hard to appreciate. 2 (of a person) easily injured; susceptible to illness. 3 a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • delicate — adjective 1》 very fine in texture or structure; of intricate workmanship or quality.     ↘(of food or drink) subtly and pleasantly flavoured. 2》 easily broken or damaged; fragile.     ↘susceptible to illness or adverse conditions. 3》 requiring… …   English new terms dictionary

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  • bijou — noun (plural bijous or bijoux) Etymology: French, from Breton bizou ring, from biz finger Date: 1668 1. a small dainty usually ornamental piece of delicate workmanship ; jewel 2 …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • William Strang — (February 3, 1859 mdash;April 12, 1921) was a renowned Scottish painter and engraver.He was born at Dumbarton, the son of Peter Strang, builder, and educated at the Dumbarton Academy. He worked for fifteen months in the counting house of a firm… …   Wikipedia

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  • Henry Cuyler Bunner — (3 August 1855 – 11 May 1896) was an American novelist and poet born in Oswego, New York.He was educated in New York City. From being a clerk in an importing house, he turned to journalism, and after some work as a reporter, and on the staff of… …   Wikipedia

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