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princess cut

noun

a square, multifaceted cut gemstone

Examples

The princess cut is a relatively new diamond cut, having been created in the 1970s.

Word Origin

1966

Usage Note

also princess-cut , (adj.)

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  • The princess cut off her legs and put them in the oven, and a large roast came out, with two larded hams.

    Italian Popular Tales Thomas Frederick Crane
  • The princess cut and sewed, and sewed and cut, until the dress was finished.

    All About Johnnie Jones Carolyn Verhoeff
  • So the princess cut open her right cheek, and when the cut had healed she sent to her cousin again.

    Indian Legends Retold Elaine Goodale Eastman

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