stucco

Part of speech: verb

To decorate with stucco.

Part of speech: noun

A fine plaster for walls or relief ornaments.

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Usage examples "stucco":

  1. There was a lamp burning on the table, and on a bench by the wall of the room, which was lined with colored stucco, lay the helmet, the centurion's staff, and the other portions of the armor which Phoebicius had taken off before setting out for the feast of Mithras, in order to assume the vestments of one of the initiated of the grade of " Lion." - "The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers", Georg Ebers.
  2. The interior consists of a noble room, finely designed and ornamented, with a richly embossed ceiling in stucco, from which are suspended three massive and superbly cut lustres, containing seventy- six lights, which are used on festive nights, when, with permission from the mayor, public assemblies are held within its walls. - "The Ports, Harbours, Watering-places and Picturesque Scenery of Great Britain Vol. 1", William Finden.
  3. This is succeeded by the weather- board cottage, which in turn gives place to brick and stucco. - "Town Life in Australia 1883", R. E. N. (Richard) Twopeny.