a variety of step cut in which a very large table is joined to the girdle with a bevel.
(formerly) a diamond cut in which the natural octahedral crystal of the diamond is used intact, the only cutting being in the formation of the table and culet.
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Which of the following animal names traces its immediate origin to Portuguese?
Origin of table cut
First recorded in 1680–90
Words nearby table cut
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Example sentences from the Web for table cut
In many of the Flemish pictures of the same date we find ornamental rings set with table-cut or cabochon stones.Jewellery|H. Clifford Smith,
There are various forms of such cutting, but three are specially employed, known as the brilliant, the rose and the table-cut.