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table cut

noun, Jewelry.
a variety of step cut in which a very large table is joined to the girdle with a bevel.
(formerly) a diamond cut in which the natural octahedral crystal of the diamond is used intact, the only cutting being in the formation of the table and culet.
Origin of table cut
1680-90 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • In many of the Flemish pictures of the same date we find ornamental rings set with table-cut or cabochon stones.

    Jewellery H. Clifford Smith,
  • There are various forms of such cutting, but three are specially employed, known as the brilliant, the rose and the table-cut.

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