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monogram

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Definition a design based on alphabetic letters (usually a person's initials) — often printed on stationery or embroidered (made with sewing stiches) on clothing
  • I gave her a gift of monogrammed stationery.
monogrammed = decorated with a design based on the initials of her name
  • Some of his dress shirts had his initials on the sleeve. Others had his monogram on the breast pocket.
  • monogram = a design based on the initials of a name
  • It was folded, ironed, with "A.B." monogrammed on the front in silvery threads.
    Sue Monk Kidd  --  The Secret Life of Bees
  • monogrammed = added as a design that is based on alphabetic letters
  • He took his cap, with its gold monogram from, probably, some bank, and threw it in an arc right across the room onto the sofa,
    Franz Kafka  --  Metamorphosis
  • monogram = design of alphabetic letters
  • It was just a jar of buttons, like the mismatched embroidered pillowcases and monogrammed napkins I tugged from the bins at the Goodwill.
    Sandra Cisneros  --  The House on Mango Street
  • monogrammed = with initials embroidered on them
  • It was on Cass's thick, monogrammed stationery with matching envelopes.
    Sarah Dessen  --  Dreamland
  • monogrammed = imprinted with a design using her initials
  • The monogram on her handkerchief, scratchy against my cheek.
    Sue Monk Kidd  --  The Secret Life of Bees
  • monogram = design based on alphabetic letters
  • A few monogrammed spoons.
    Margaret Atwood  --  The Blind Assassin
  • monogrammed = engraved with a design based upon initials of a person or family
  • I splashed my face with water, and blotted it on one of the white monogrammed towels Winifred had set out.
    Margaret Atwood  --  The Blind Assassin
  • monogrammed = with a design embroidered on them — usually based upon initials of a person or family
  • The remaining monogrammed spoons.
    Margaret Atwood  --  The Blind Assassin
  • monogrammed = engraved with initials
  • I picked October, as it is a golden month with better-than-average weather, and my initials would be O.O. for October Owens, which would make an interesting monogram.
    Sue Monk Kidd  --  The Secret Life of Bees
  • monogram = design based on alphabetic letters
  • Reenie enjoyed reciting the details of this — the nightgowns, the peignoirs, the kinds of lace on them, the pillowcases embroidered with monograms, the sheets and petticoats.
    Margaret Atwood  --  The Blind Assassin
  • monograms = a design — usually based upon initials of a person or family
  • We put on display our framed photographs, our parchment diplomas, our silver-plated cups; we monogram our linen, we carve our names on trees, we scrawl them on washroom walls.
    Margaret Atwood  --  The Blind Assassin
  • monogram = embroider a design — usually based upon initials of a person or family
  • Hidden in the wainscot cupboard was the bag of odds and ends she'd stashed there, that summer of the Water Nixie: the silver teapot, the china cups and saucers, the monogrammed spoons.
    Margaret Atwood  --  The Blind Assassin
  • monogrammed = engraved with a design based upon initials of a person or family
  • Everything with the Queen Mary name or monogram on it went into a handbag or a suitcase — writing paper, silverware, towels, soap dishes, the works — anything not chained to the floor.
    Margaret Atwood  --  The Blind Assassin
  • monogram = identifying design
  • Several narrow panels, orange and bearing the monogram "HR VIII" in gold letters, are lowered.
    Robert Bolt  --  A Man for All Seasons
  • Their shirts were monogrammed and their fingernails manicured.
    Maya Angelou  --  I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
  • Sweat was pouring off his face, and Tradd was wiping him dry with a white linen handkerchief monogrammed with his initials.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Lords of Discipline
  • He was holding out to her the tiny monogrammed square.
    Agatha Christie  --  Murder On The Orient Express
  • A man with monogrammed shirts, a maid, a mansion, and all he wanted was to finger her belly button.
    Gish Jen  --  Typical American

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