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festoonery

[ fe-stoo-nuh-ree ]
/ fɛˈstu nə ri /
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noun
a decoration of festoons.
festoons collectively.
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Origin of festoonery

First recorded in 1830–40; festoon + -ery
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How to use festoonery in a sentence

  • The grey gauze-like festoonery, having a resemblance to ascending smoke, hinders him from perceiving that of the discharged gun.

    The Death Shot|Mayne Reid

British Dictionary definitions for festoonery

festoonery
/ (fɛˈstuːnərɪ) /

noun
an arrangement of festoons
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