Sentence Examples


  • Cutting through the poppy-head caused the shrivelling up of the young fruit, but the heads which had been carefully incised yielded more seed than those which had not been cut at all.
  • Clay tablets and discs (so far in Crete only), but nothing of more perishable nature, such as skin, papyrus, &c.; engraved gems and gem impressions; legends written with pigment on pottery (rare); characters incised on stone or pottery.
  • It closes with the introduction of incised, white-filled decoration on pottery, whose motives are presently found reproduced in monochrome pigment.
  • No figures of birds, however, seem yet to have been found on the incised stones, bones or ivories of the prehistoric races of Europe.
  • In later examples it is incised in the marbles, the letters being rendered clearer by being coloured with vermilion.