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figured

[ fig-yerd ]
/ ˈfɪg yərd /
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adjective

ornamented with a device or pattern: figured silk; figured wallpaper.
formed or shaped: figured stones.
represented by a pictorial or sculptured figure: The god is figured as part man, part beast.
Music.
  1. florid.
  2. having the accompanying chords indicated by figures.
figurative, as language.

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Origin of figured

1350–1400; Middle English, past participle of figuren to figure; see -ed2

OTHER WORDS FROM figured

fig·ured·ly [fig-yerd-lee, -yer-id-], /ˈfɪg yərd li, -yər ɪd-/, adverbself-figured, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for figured

figured
/ (ˈfɪɡəd) /

adjective

depicted as a figure in graphic art, painting, or sculpture
decorated or patterned with a design
having a form
music
  1. ornamental
  2. (of a bass part) provided with numerals indicating accompanying harmonies
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