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chalcography

[kal-kog-ruh-fee]
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noun
  1. the art of engraving on copper or brass.

Origin of chalcography

First recorded in 1655–65; chalco- + -graphy
Related formschal·cog·ra·pher, chal·cog·ra·phist, nounchal·co·graph·ic [kal-kuh-graf-ik] /ˌkæl kəˈgræf ɪk/, chal·co·graph·i·cal, adjective
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Historical Examples

  • Chalcography, kal-kog′ra-fi, n. the art of engraving on copper or brass.

    Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 1 of 4: A-D)

    Various


British Dictionary definitions for chalcography

chalcography

noun
  1. the art of engraving on copper or brass
Derived Formschalcographer or chalcographist, nounchalcographic (ˌkælkəˈɡræfɪk) or chalcographical, adjective
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