Life by Definition Dessert Plates - Set of 4

These treat-sized plates are decorated with definitions that celebrate indulging with friends and family.
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Eliza Todd


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Conversation Confections

For the entertainer with a sweet spot for the dessert course, these treat-sized glass plates are decorated with definitions that celebrate indulging with friends and family. Eliza Todd scours antique dictionaries for the perfect vocabulary, and has each word and its meaning printed in a charming typewriter font. Don't be surprised, then, when party conversation turns from the food to what's underneath it. Made in Mexico; decorated in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

Words & Definitions:

tragematopolist, n
Phonetics: (tra-ju-moe-top-oh-list)
Root: Latin tragematopola
1. An individual who creates sweets; a candy maker or confectioner.

rassasy, v
Phonetics: (rah-sass-ee)
Root: Middle French rassasier
1. To fulfill the appetite of a hungry person.

nectarous, adj
Phonetics: (nekt-are-us)
Root: Greek from nektar
1. Delightfully sweet and tasty; delectable.

junketry, n
Phonetics: (junk-eh-tree)
Root: unknown
1. a sweet pastry or confection

Eliza Todd

created by

Eliza Todd



Chicago-based mixed media artist and graphic designer Eliza Todd has been producing art for as long as she can remember. A strong believer that every soul craves creativity, she is always looking for new ways to tell a story. When she was searching for a single word to help describe one of her art projects, her research led her to the word "efflorescence," which means "the process of unfolding, as if coming into flower." This simple discovery inspired her to unearth more antiquated and lesser-known words in order provide deeper meaning and symbolism to her work. She now considers herself a collector of words and uses their meanings to start and expand on new projects.

Read a Q&A with Eliza on our blog.

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