Cloi`son*né (?), a. [F., partitioned, fr. cloison a partition.]

Inlaid between partitions: -- said of enamel when the lines which divide the different patches of fields are composed of a kind of metal wire secured to the ground; as distinguished from champlev'e enamel, in which the ground is engraved or scooped out to receive the enamel.

S. Wells Williams.


© Webster 1913.