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Alto relieʹvo

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Italian for “high relief.” A term used in sculpture for figures in wood, stone, marble, etc., so cut as to project at least one-half from the tablet. It should be rilievo (3 syl.).

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Alsatia
Alsvidur
Altamorus (in Jerusalem Delivered)
Altan Kol
Altar (An)
Alter ego
Althæa’s Brand
Althea (Divine)
Altisidora (in the “Curious Impertinent”)
Altis
Alto relievo
Alumbrado
Alvina Weeps
Alyface (Annot)
Alzirdo (in Orlando Furioso)
A.M. or M.A
Amadis of Gaul
Amadis of Greece
Amaimon
Amalfitan Code
Amalivaca

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Alto-relievo