star cut


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

Origin of star cut

1
First recorded in 1695–1705

Words Nearby star cut

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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