Definitions for "Piqué"
Keywords:  waffle, honeycomb, lacoste, polo, knit
A cotton fabric, figured in the loom, -- used as a dress goods for women and children, and for vestings, etc.
A medium-weight fabric, wither knit or woven, with raised designs.
Fabric that is textured with small honeycombed blocks.
Keywords:  resentment, pride, sting, anger, offend
A feeling of hurt, vexation, or resentment, awakened by a social slight or injury; irritation of the feelings, as through wounded pride; stinging vexation.
To wound the pride of; to sting; to nettle; to irritate; to fret; to offend; to excite to anger.
To excite to action by causing resentment or jealousy; to stimulate; to prick; as, to pique ambition, or curiosity.
Keywords:  tortoise, inlaid, inlay, ivory, silver
Tortoise shell or ivory that has been inlaid with gold, silver, or mother-of-pearl.
This describes the method of decorating tortoiseshell with fine inlay of gold or silver. Since tortoise shell is a natural thermoplastic a fine rod of precious metal can be heated and then pressed into the shell. As the shell cools it gets hard again and grips the metal insert tightly.
Inlaying of gold or silver into genuine tortoise shell, ivory or horn.
Keywords:  jigger, see
The jigger. See Jigger.
Keywords:  montagne, soured, wine
Soured (of wine) (Montagne).
Keywords:  keenly, felt, desire, longing
Keenly felt desire; a longing.
Keywords:  adversary, elder, thirty, counts, hand
In piquet, the right of the elder hand to count thirty in hand, or to play before the adversary counts one.
An imperfection in a diamond.
The name given to the black and white inclusions in a transparent gemstone, especially diamond. They are visible to the naked eye.