cartouch(e)

cartouch(e)
  n. scroll- or shield-shaped or oval ornamentation; oval figure containing ancient
  Egyptian king's name and titles; cartridge- case.

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  • Cartouch — Car*touch , cartouche car*touche , n.; pl. {Cartouches}. [F. cartouche, It. cartuccia, cartoccio, cornet, cartouch, fr. L. charta paper. See 1st {Card}, and cf. {Cartridge}.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Mil.) (a) A roll or case of paper, etc., holding a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cartouch — noun see cartouche …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • cartouch — car·touch || kɑː tuːʃ n. decorative frame used to frame an inscription or design; rounded or elliptical figure framing the inscription of a god s or ruler s name (Egyptology); bullet cartridge made from heavy paper …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cartouch — n. Cartridge box, cartridge case …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • cartouch — car·touch …   English syllables

  • cartouch — noun a cartridge (usually with paper casing) • Syn: ↑cartouche • Hypernyms: ↑cartridge * * * noun see cartouche …   Useful english dictionary

  • cartouche — Cartouch Car*touch , cartouche car*touche , n.; pl. {Cartouches}. [F. cartouche, It. cartuccia, cartoccio, cornet, cartouch, fr. L. charta paper. See 1st {Card}, and cf. {Cartridge}.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Mil.) (a) A roll or case of paper, etc.,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cartouches — Cartouch Car*touch , cartouche car*touche , n.; pl. {Cartouches}. [F. cartouche, It. cartuccia, cartoccio, cornet, cartouch, fr. L. charta paper. See 1st {Card}, and cf. {Cartridge}.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Mil.) (a) A roll or case of paper, etc.,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Diomed — Portrait de Diomed Diomed est un pur sang né en Angleterre en 1777, par Florizel et Sister to Juno, issue de Spectator. Il est le premier cheval à remporter la première édition du Derby d Epsom en 1780. Sa carrière d étalon a été particulièrement …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Ball cartridge — Cartridge Car tridge (k[aum]r tr[i^]j), n. [Formerly cartrage, corrupted fr. F. cartouche. See {Cartouch}.] (Mil.) A complete charge for a firearm, contained in, or held together by, a case, capsule, or shell of metal, pasteboard, or other… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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