\klˈɔ͡ɪsən], \klˈɔɪsən], \k_l_ˈɔɪ_s_ə_n]\
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kloi'son, n. a partition, dividing fillet or band.--n. CLOI'SONNAGE, the process of executing cloisonnÃ© work.--adj. CLOISONNÃ‰, partitioned--of a surface decoration in enamel, the outlines of the design formed by small fillets of metal, the interstices filled with coloured enamel paste, vitrified.--n. work of this kind. [Fr.]
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Abominations, Tariff of
- A name given to tariff 1828 because the extremely high protective duties which it placed on all manner of both manufactured articles and raw materials.