Re*pous`s'e" (re -p??`s?"), a. [F., p. p. of repousser to thrust back; pref re- + pousser to push. See Push.] (a)

Formed in relief, as a pattern on metal.

(b)

Ornamented with patterns in relief made by pressing or hammering on the reverse side; -- said of thin metal, or of a vessel made of thin metal.

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n.

Repouss'e work.

Repouss'e work, ornamentation of metal in relief by pressing or hammering on the reverse side.

 

© Webster 1913.

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