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Scaglioʹla

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Imitation marble, like the pillars of the Pantheon, London. The word is from the Italian scáglia (the dust and chips of marble); it is so called because the substance (which is gypsum and Flanders glue) is studded with chips and dust of marble.

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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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Saxon Characteristics (architectural)
Saxon Duke (in Hudibras)
Saxon English
Saxon Relics
Saxon Shore
Say
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Scales
Scallop Shell
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