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Overview page. Subjects: Decorative Arts, Furniture, and Industrial Design.

French glassworks near Lunéville founded in 1764. At first the factory produced soda glass for household and industrial purposes. In 1816 it was purchased by the Belgian manufacturer...

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baccarat

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 13 words.

• Marat • rah-rah • bajra • baccarat • Aymara • Seurat

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baccarat

in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 13 words.

• Marat • rah-rah • bajra • baccarat • Aymara • Seurat

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Baccarat

Liana Paredes-Arend.

in Grove Art Online

August 1996; p ublished online January 1998 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art. 378 words.

French glassworks. In 1764 Monseigneur de Montmorency-Laval, Bishop of Metz, petitioned Louis XV to have a glassworks built at Baccarat, near Lunéville, in order to make use of his vast...

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Baccarat

Overview page. Subjects: Decorative Arts, Furniture, and Industrial Design.

French glassworks near Lunéville founded in 1764. At first the factory produced soda glass for household and industrial purposes. In 1816 it was purchased by the Belgian manufacturer...

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baccarat

Bryan A. Garner.

in Garner’s Modern English Usage

January 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 16 words.

/bahk-ә-rah/ (the card game) is the standard spelling. ✳Baccara is a variant.

Current ratio: 62:1

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Baccarat

Edited by Gordon Campbell.

in The Grove Encyclopedia of Decorative Arts

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Decorative Arts, Furniture, and Industrial Design. 250 words.

French glassworks near Lunéville founded in 1764. At first the factory produced soda glass for household and industrial purposes.

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baccara(t)

Edited by T. F. Hoad.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology

January 1996; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 9 words.

gambling card game. XIX. — F., of unkn. orig.

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baccarat <i>noun</i>

Jennifer Speake and Mark LaFlaur.

in The Oxford Essential Dictionary of Foreign Terms in English

January 1999; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 49 words.

M19 French (baccara, of unknown origin).

A gambling card game, played between a banker and one punter, or

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bac

Jennifer Speake and Mark LaFlaur.

in The Oxford Essential Dictionary of Foreign Terms in English

January 1999; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 6 words.

abbreviation of baccalaureate or baccarat.

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bajra

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 13 words.

• Marat • rah-rah • bajra • baccarat • Aymara • Seurat

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