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Related / Similar Words: Gothic, Gothic architecture, black letter, medieval, mediaeval

 

Definition:
  • a style of architecture developed in northern France that spread throughout Europe between the 12th and 16th centuries; characterized by slender vertical piers and counterbalancing buttresses and by vaulting and pointed arches;
  • a heavy typeface in use from 15th to 18th centuries;
  • extinct East Germanic language of the ancient Goths; the only surviving record being fragments of a 4th-century translation of the Bible by Bishop Ulfilas;
  • characterized by gloom and mystery and the grotesque; "gothic novels like `Frankenstein''";
  • as if belonging to the Middle Ages; old-fashioned and unenlightened; "a medieval attitude toward dating";
  • of or relating to the Goths; "Gothic migrations";
  • of or relating to the language of the ancient Goths; "the Gothic Bible translation";
  • characteristic of the style of type commonly used for printing German;

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    Hyponyms: perpendicular, perpendicular style, English-Gothic, English-Gothic architecture

     

    Pertainyms: Goth, Gothic, black letter

     

     
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