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tŏreutĭcē, ēs, f., = τορευτική, the art of making embossed work, chasing, sculpture ( = caelatura), Plin. 35, 10, 36, 77.—In apposition: (Phidias) primus artem toreuticen aperuisse judicatur, Plin. 34, 8, 19, 54; cf. Becker, Gallus, 2, p. 270 (2d edit.).