star cut

  1. a gem cut having a hexagonal table surrounded by six facets in the form of equilateral triangles.

Origin of star cut

First recorded in 1695–1705

Words Nearby star cut Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use star cut in a sentence

  • When partly cool mark off into squares and decorate the top of each square with a tiny star cut out of the candied orange peel.

    Candy-Making at Home | Mary M. Wright
  • Day star cut out the work at rapid rate, no change occurring at the three-quarter pole.

  • The only spot of colour he carried was a red star cut in some precious stone of strong tint, hung on his breast.

    The Napoleon of Notting Hill | Gilbert K. Chesterton
  • Care should be taken to have the star cut in very thin material in order to eliminate conspicuous boundary lines.

    Visual Illusions | Matthew Luckiesh
  • He had a golden star on his forehead, a star cut out of some gold paper in which chocolate had been wrapped.

    My Double Life | Sarah Bernhardt