biddery

biddery
  n. alloy of several metals on which gold and silver are inlaid.

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  • biddery — ˈbid(ə)rē variant of bidri * * * biddery variant form of bidri …   Useful english dictionary

  • Biddery ware — Bid der*y ware [From Beder or Bidar a town in India.] A kind of metallic ware made in India. The material is a composition of zinc, tin, and lead, in which ornaments of gold and silver are inlaid or damascened. [Spelt also bidry, {bidree},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • biddery — bid·dery …   English syllables

  • BIDDERY WARE —    ware of tin, copper, lead, and zinc, made at Bidar, in India …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • beder — Biddery ware Bid der*y ware [From Beder or Bidar a town in India.] A kind of metallic ware made in India. The material is a composition of zinc, tin, and lead, in which ornaments of gold and silver are inlaid or damascened. [Spelt also bidry,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bedery — Biddery ware Bid der*y ware [From Beder or Bidar a town in India.] A kind of metallic ware made in India. The material is a composition of zinc, tin, and lead, in which ornaments of gold and silver are inlaid or damascened. [Spelt also bidry,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bidree — Biddery ware Bid der*y ware [From Beder or Bidar a town in India.] A kind of metallic ware made in India. The material is a composition of zinc, tin, and lead, in which ornaments of gold and silver are inlaid or damascened. [Spelt also bidry,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bid|ree — bid|ri or bid|ree «BIHD ree», noun. 1. an alloy, especially of copper, lead, and zinc, used as a ground for inlaying with gold or silver, and for making various articles. 2. work or ware of this kind. Also, biddery. ╂[< Hindustani bidrī] …   Useful english dictionary

  • bid|ri — or bid|ree «BIHD ree», noun. 1. an alloy, especially of copper, lead, and zinc, used as a ground for inlaying with gold or silver, and for making various articles. 2. work or ware of this kind. Also, biddery. ╂[< Hindustani bidrī] …   Useful english dictionary

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