Origin of cartouche
Related Words for cartouchewheel, shell, cylinder, ball, convolution, bobbin, spiral, spool, fold, cone, whorl, coil, barrel, reel, scroll, cornucopia, cartouche, trundle, volute, rundle
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Historical Examples of cartouche
I shall tell you later when I have deciphered his cartouche.The Works of Theophile Gautier, Volume 5
"Give him another ball," said Cartouche; and another was fired into him.
Cartouche, as usual, was fixed upon; and in the tick of his bed, lo!
XX, 29, is perhaps a name compounded with that of a king, the latter being in a cartouche.
The name in a cartouche seems to be Ka-kau-ra, which is not that of a known king.
Word Origin for cartouche
1610s, "scroll-like ornament," also "paper cartridge," from French cartouche, the French form of cartridge (q.v.). Application to Egyptian hieroglyphics dates from 1830, on resemblance to rolled paper cartridges.