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Origin of secco
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Example sentences from the Web for secco
In reply to your correspondent, I believe sack to be nothing but vino secco, dry wine, probably identical with sherry or madeira.
Unfortunately, he is too much given to sacrifice the transparency and depth of his colour by a lavish use of retouching secco.Pintoricchio|Evelyn March Phillipps
"Xualla" is placed to the west of and near the headwaters of the "Secco" or Savannah River.
The recitativo secco was accompanied by the harpsichord, at which the composer himself presided.The Opera|R.A. Streatfeild
In fresco painting no vehicle was used but water; in secco painting a tempera was used composed of white and yolk of egg.Giotto|Harry Quilter