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" Coolness; shade: duskiness. A painting on fresh plaster, or on a wall laid with mortar not yet dry; used for alcoves and other buildings in the open air. "
A Phonographic Pronouncing Dictionary of the English Language - Page 206
by William Bolles - 1846 - 690 pages
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Guy's Pocket Cyclopaedia: Or Miscellany of Useful Knowledge, from the Best ...

Joseph Guy - 1810 - 524 pages
...walls, on -wood, canvas, stones, and all sorts of metals. Fresco, is a kind of pairtting performed on fresh plas'ter, or on a wall laid with mortar not yet dry ; and with .water-colours. This sort of painting has a great advantage by incorporating with the mortar,...
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A Short System of Polite Learning, Being an Epitome of the Arts and Sciences ...

Daniel Jaudon - Education - 1814 - 214 pages
...more ancient art than painting in oil-colours. Fresco is a kind of painting done with watercolours on fresh plaster, or on a wall laid with mortar not yet dry ; so that incorporating with the mortar, and drying along with it, the colours hecome extremely durahle....
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Encyclopaedia Britannica: Or, A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and ..., Volume 9

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1823
...of painting in relievo on walls, eo as to endure the weather. It is performed with water-colours on fresh plaster, or on a wall laid with mortar not yet dry, This sort of painting has a great advantage by its incorporating with the mortar; and drying along...
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A Dictionary of the English Language: In which the Words are Deduced from ...

Samuel Johnson - English language - 1792 - 982 pages
...commonly; not rarely. Swift. FRJSISCO. nt [Ital.] Coolness; shade; duskiness. Prior. A painting on fresh plaster, or on a wall laid with mortar not yet...used for alcoves and other buildings in the open air. Tatler. Sometimes used for any cool, refreshing liquor. FRESH, a. [rnerc, Sax.] Cool ; not vapid wild...
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A Dictionary of the English Language

Samuel Johnson, John Walker, Robert S. Jameson - English language - 1828 - 831 pages
...ad. Often ; commonly ; not rarely. FRESCO, (fres'-ko) nj Coolness ; shade ; duskiness ; a painting on fresh plaster, or on a wall laid with mortar not yet dry by which the colours sink in and become durable. FRESH, (fresh) a. Cool; not vapid with heat ; not...
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Annals of Chymistry and Practical Pharmacy, Volume 1, Issues 1-18

1843
...but little cultivated in this country. Fresco, as most of our readers are aware, is " a painting on fresh plaster, or on a wall laid with mortar not yet dry"; * and the composition of this plaster is, consequently, a point of the highest interest to the artist....
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An Explanatory and phonographic pronouncing dictionary of the English ...

William Bolles - English language - 1845 - 944 pages
...with mortar uot yet dry; used for alcoves and other buildings iu the open ah". Cool refreshing liquor. FRESH, fresh', a. Cool ; not vapid with heat. Not...before. Not impaired by time. Recent ; newly come. Repaired from any lossordiininntion. Florid; vigorous; cheerful; nnfaded ; unimpaired. Hoalthy in countenance....
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An Explanatory and Phonographic Pronouncing Dictionary of the English ...

William Bolles - English language - 1846 - 944 pages
...fres-ka'dz, n. pL Cool walks; shady places. FRESCO, fres-TtA, n. Coolness; shade: duskiness. A painting on fresh plaster, or on a wall laid with mortar not yet...used for alcoves and other buildings in the open air. Cool refreshing liquor. FRESH, fresh', a. Cool; not vapid with heat. Not soft. New; not had before....
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The pursuit of knowledge under difficulties: Illustrated by anecdotes. With ...

George Lillie Craik, Francis Wayland - Self-culture - 1847
...quantities, showing the velocity with which they increase or decrease. Fresco painting is executed on fresh plaster, or on a wall laid with mortar not yet dry, so that the colors will dry in the mortar, or plaster, and become permanent. Fulcrum, the point of...
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The pursuit of knowledge under difficulties: Illustrated by anecdotes. With ...

George Lillie Craik, Francis Wayland - Self-culture - 1847
...round the waist, to which is suspended a rope with a knotted scourge. Fresco painting is executed on fresh plaster, or on a wall laid with mortar not yet dry, so that the colors will dry in the mortar or plaster, and become permanent. Friesland, or country of...
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