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roulette

Overview page. Subjects: Art.

A printmaking tool, consisting of a spiked wheel, used in some of the 18th-century dot techniques of printmaking such as the French crayon-manner and the English stipple process. The...

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roulette

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A printmaking tool, consisting of a spiked wheel, used in some of the 18th-century dot techniques of printmaking such as the French crayon-manner and the English stipple process. The...

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roulette

Overview page. Subjects: Bibliography.

A term sometimes used by American bookbinders for the tool employed to create a fillet or roll.

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roulette

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Game of chance in which people gamble on which of 37 numbered slots (38 in the USA) in a spinning wheel a small white ball will end up in when ...

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Roulettes

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

Formed in London, England in 1962, the Roulettes made their recording debut that year with ‘Hully Gully Slip And Slide’, released on Pye Records. The single was not a success ...

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rouletting

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Incised decoration made by a toothed wheel or roller (roulette), applied while the vessel is turning on the potter's wheel.

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Roulette

Edited by Susie Dent.

in Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase & Fable

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 11 words.

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Roulette

Edited by Patrick Hanks.

in Dictionary of American Family Names

January 2003; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 38 words.

Canadian French spelling of Roulet, from a pet form of the personal name Roul (see Rolf), or

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roulette

in Dictionary Plus Society and Culture

P ublished online April 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Society and Culture. 76 words.

A gambling game, typically played in casinos. A revolving wheel with 37 numbered sections (38 in the US) is spun

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Roulettes

Edited by Colin Larkin.

in Encyclopedia of Popular Music

January 2006; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 327 words.

Formed in London, England in 1962, the Roulettes made their recording debut that year with ‘Hully Gully Slip And Slide’,

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Roulette

in Grove Art Online

August 1996; p ublished online January 1998 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art. 56 words.

Tool used in engraving (see Engraving, fig.g and h). It has a toothed wheel that makes a series of small indentations on the metal printmaking plate and was used together with a mattoir to...

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