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Tissued meaning

Tissued - 2 dictionary results

  1. 1. of Tissue
  2. 2. Clothed in, or adorned with, tissue; also, variegated; as, tissued flowers.

Tissued - examples of usage

  1. Nor does Dante's page glisten, as Shakespeare's so often does, with metaphor, or compressed similes, that at times with a word open the spiritual sphere; not super- imposed as cold ornament, but inter- tissued with the web of thought, upflashings from a deep sea of mind, to quiver on the surface, as on the calm level of the Atlantic you may see a circuit of shining ripple, caused by schools of fish that have come up from the wealth in the depths below to help the sun to glisten,- a sign of life, power, and abundance. - "Essays Æsthetical", George Calvert.
  2. He had travelled post from Pekin and, with many assurances on the part of the Emperor of the highest satisfaction he had derived from the embassy, he brought an additional present from him to His Majesty, consisting of gold tissued silks, purses taken from his own person and the Card of Happiness. - "Travels in China, Containing Descriptions, Observations, and Comparisons, Made and Collected in the Course of a Short Residence at the Imperial Palace of Yuen-Min-Yuen, and on a Subsequent Journey through the Country from Pekin to Canton", John Barrow.
  3. Yea, everything ran with sunshine, as we are full of blood, and plants are tissued from green- gold, glistening sap. - "The Trespasser", D.H. Lawrence.
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