Webster 1913 Edition
Of or pertaining to Venice in Italy.
a blind for windows, doors, etc., made of thin slats, either fixed at a certain angle in the shutter, or movable, and in the latter case so disposed as to overlap each other when closed, and to show a series of open spaces for the admission of air and light when in other positions.–
an inexpensive carpet, used for passages and stairs, having a woolen warp which conceals the weft; the pattern is therefore commonly made up of simple stripes.–
a white compact talc or steatite, used for marking on cloth, etc.–
a door having long, narrow windows or panes of glass on the sides.–
a kind of glass made by the Venetians, for decorative purposes, by the combination of pieces of glass of different colors fused together and wrought into various ornamental patterns.–
a brownish red color, prepared from sulphate of iron; – called also–
Castile soap, under
a South European tree (–
Rhus Cotinus) which yields the yellow dyewood called
fustet; – also called
a window consisting of a main window with an arched head, having on each side a long and narrow window with a square head.
A native or inhabitant of Venice.