Definition of “daguerreotype” - English Dictionary


“daguerreotype” in English

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daguerreotypenoun [ C ]

uk /dəˈɡer.ə.taɪp/ us /dəˈɡer.ə.taɪp/

Examples from literature

  • My children have my daguerreotype. 
  • One of the most pathetic was a small daguerreotype of a beautiful young girl. 
  • She had taken out a daguerreotype of her husband, and was looking at it. 
  • She produced a piece of white paper in which the daguerreotype had been folded. 
  • Then there were one or two daguerreotypes, little full-length figures framed in gold paper. 

(Definition of “daguerreotype” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)