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quirk bead

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  • quirk bead — noun beading formed with a narrow groove separating it from the surface it decorates • Syn: ↑bead and quirk • Hypernyms: ↑beading, ↑bead, ↑beadwork, ↑astragal * * * noun or …   Useful english dictionary

  • quirk-bead — See bead and quirk …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • bead and quirk — noun beading formed with a narrow groove separating it from the surface it decorates • Syn: ↑quirk bead • Hypernyms: ↑beading, ↑bead, ↑beadwork, ↑astragal …   Useful english dictionary

  • Bead And Quirk — A term used in the 19th century for a bead fastened on the edge of a piece of fabric …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • Quirk — (kw[ e]rk), n. [Written also {querk}.] [Cf. W. chwiori to turn briskly, or E. queer.] 1. A sudden turn; a starting from the point or line; hence, an artful evasion or subterfuge; a shift; a quibble; as, the quirks of a pettifogger. Some quirk or …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Quirk molding — Quirk Quirk (kw[ e]rk), n. [Written also {querk}.] [Cf. W. chwiori to turn briskly, or E. queer.] 1. A sudden turn; a starting from the point or line; hence, an artful evasion or subterfuge; a shift; a quibble; as, the quirks of a pettifogger.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • quirk — /kwerrk/, n. 1. a peculiarity of action, behavior, or personality; mannerism: He is full of strange quirks. 2. a shift, subterfuge, or evasion; quibble. 3. a sudden twist or turn: He lost his money by a quirk of fate. 4. a flourish or showy… …   Universalium

  • quirk — I. noun Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1565 1. a. an abrupt twist or curve b. a peculiar trait ; idiosyncrasy c. accident, vagary < a quirk of fate > 2. a groove separating a bead or other molding f …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • quirk — The narrow groove alongside a bead sunk flush with a surface …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • cock bead — noun Etymology: cock (III) (stick up) : a bead in carpentry or joinery so molded or applied as to project beyond a surface compare astragal, quirk bead; see bead illustration * * * cock bead, a bead which is not flus …   Useful english dictionary

  • return-cocked bead —  ̷ ̷ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun : a bead that projects from an angle and is not flanked by quirks compare cock bead, quirk bead …   Useful english dictionary

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