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Meaning of GUILLOCHE

Pronunciation:  gi'lowsh

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  an architectural decoration formed by two intersecting wavy bands
 

GUILLOCHE is a 9 letter word that starts with G.

 

 See Also: architectural ornament

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Guil"loche`\, n. [F. guillochis; -- said to be fr.
    Guillot, the inventor of a machine for carving it.] (Arch.)
    An ornament in the form of two or more bands or strings
    twisted over each other in a continued series, leaving
    circular openings which are filled with round ornaments.
    
    
  2. \Guil`loche"\, n.
    In ornamental art, any pattern made by interlacing curved
    lines.
    
    
 

 

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