chasing

[ chey-sing ]
/ ˈtʃeɪ sɪŋ /

noun

a design chased on metal.
an object decorated by chasing.

Origin of chasing

First recorded in 1825–35; chase3 + -ing1
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Examples from the Web for chasings

  • Why all this regularity in the curve of the petals of a flower, why all this elegance in the chasings on a Beetles wing-cases?

    Insect Adventures|J. Henri Fabre
  • It was a splendid book with an ivory cover, chasings of gilt enamel, and clasp of the same.