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Edited by Jeremy Butterfield

in Fowler’s Dictionary of Modern English Usage

Fourth edition

Published in print January 2015 | ISBN: 9780199661350
Published online June 2015 | e-ISBN: 9780191744532

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/ɪnˈtalɪəƱ/ or /ɪnˈtɑːliəƱ/. Plural intaglios. See -o(e)s 5. Intaglio is opposed to relief as a name for the kind of carving in which the design, instead of projecting from the surface, is sunk below it. Cf. Italian ...

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