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star cut

noun
1.
a gem cut having a hexagonal table surrounded by six facets in the form of equilateral triangles.
Origin of star cut
1695-1705
First recorded in 1695-1705
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  • Day star cut out the work at rapid rate, no change occurring at the three-quarter pole.

  • He had a golden star on his forehead, a star cut out of some gold paper in which chocolate had been wrapped.

    My Double Life Sarah Bernhardt
  • Care should be taken to have the star cut in very thin material in order to eliminate conspicuous boundary lines.

    Visual Illusions Matthew Luckiesh

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