Sentence Examples with the word lapidary

Especial mention should be made of the ceremony of purifying the grove, which was held to be defiled by the felling of trees, the breaking of a bough or the presence of any iron tools, such as those used by the lapidary who engraved the records of the proceedings on stone.

His skill as a working lapidary was very great; and he prepared a number of lenses of garnet and other precious stones, which he preferred to the achromatic microscopes of the time.

But these were used almost exclusively for lapidary inscriptions.

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There is also a considerable number of lapidary inscriptions edited in vol.