[ kri-sog-ruh-fee ]
/ krɪˈsɒg rə fi /
the art of writing in ink made of powdered gold suspended in a small amount of glair or gum.
the gold writing produced by this art.
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Words nearby chrysography
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Example sentences from the Web for chrysography
For chrysography, or gold-writing, the tint was nearly what we call crimson.
The progress had been from mere “cheirography” to calligraphy; now it was from calligraphy to chrysography and arguriography.