One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1A masterly detail in a work of art, etc.; (in extended use) a skilful or ingenious action.
2A distinguishing quality characteristic of the work of a skilled artist, craftsman, etc.
Late 17th century; earliest use found in Edward Ravenscroft (fl. 1659–1697), playwright.
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