designating or of a kind of enamel work in which the surface decoration is set in hollows formed by thin strips of wire welded to a metal plate
Origin of cloisonnéFrench literally , partitioned ; from cloison, partition ; from Vulgar Latin an unverified form clausio ; from Classical Latin clausus: see close
- Alternative spelling of cloisonne.
- It was in the form of an equilateral triangle with the corners rounded and was made of blue cloisonné bordered in silver. — The Ruined Map translated by E. Dale Saunders in 1969 from the Japanese by Kobo Abé in 1967.
- close in on