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Definition of "lapidist" []

  • A lapidary. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "lapidist" in a sentence
  • "This specimen offered fine material for the lapidist, but its lack of symmetry and absence of terminations lessened its scientific value."
  • "Many of these crystals are of great scientific interest because of the remarkable terminations, oftentimes rivalling the lapidist in the number and brilliancy of the facets presented."
  • "The doublet was rent asunder by imperial decree, as when a lapidist melts the mastic that holds in deception adamant and glass, while real diamond stands all fire short of the hydro-oxygen flame."