Elizabethan


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E·liz·a·be·than

 (ĭ-lĭz′ə-bē′thən, -bĕth′ən)
adj.
Of, relating to, or characteristic of Elizabeth I of England or her reign.

E·liz′a·be′than n.

Elizabethan

(ɪˌlɪzəˈbiːθən)
adj
1. (Historical Terms) of, characteristic of, or relating to England or its culture in the age of Elizabeth I or to the United Kingdom or its culture in the age of Elizabeth II
2. (Architecture) of, relating to, or designating a style of architecture used in England during the reign of Elizabeth I, characterized by moulded and sculptured ornament based on German and Flemish models
n
(Historical Terms) a person who lived in England during the reign of Elizabeth I

E•liz•a•be•than

(ɪˌlɪz əˈbi θən, -ˈbɛθ ən)

adj.
1. of or pertaining to the reign of Elizabeth I, queen of England, or to her times: Elizabethan drama.
n.
2. a person who lived in England during the Elizabethan period, esp. a poet or dramatist.
[1810–20]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Elizabethan - a person who lived during the reign of Elizabeth IElizabethan - a person who lived during the reign of Elizabeth I; "William Shakespeare was an Elizabethan"
individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul - a human being; "there was too much for one person to do"
Adj.1.Elizabethan - of or relating to Elizabeth I of England or to the age in which she ruled as queen; "Elizabethan music"
Translations
alžbětinský

Elizabethan

[ɪˌlɪzəˈbiːθən]
A. ADJisabelino
B. Nisabelino/a m/f

Elizabethan

[ɪˌlɪzəˈbiːθən] adjélisabéthain(e)

Elizabethan

nElisabethaner(in) m(f)

Elizabethan

[ɪˌlɪzəˈbiːθn] adj & nelisabettiano/a
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She saw her father's face, with its bold brow, and reverend white beard that flowed over the old-fashioned Elizabethan ruff; her mother's, too, with the look of heedful and anxious love which it always wore in her remembrance, and which, even since her death, had so often laid the impediment of a gentle remonstrance in her daughter's pathway.
You will perceive that I demand something which no Augustan nor Elizabethan age, which no culture, in short, can give.
This was bad enough; but, as the philosophic Dane observes, with that universal applicability which distinguishes the illustrious ornament of the Elizabethan Era, worse remains behind
It terminates (the lane I mean) in a valley full of wood; which wood--chiefly oak and beech--spreads shadowy about the vicinage of a very old mansion, one of the Elizabethan structures, much larger, as well as more antique than Daisy Lane, the property and residence of an individual familiar both to me and to the reader.
A dim line of ancestors, in every variety of dress, from the Elizabethan knight to the buck of the Regency, stared down upon us and daunted us by their silent company.
He heard Fanshaw add that his country was full of such quaint fables and idioms; it was the very home of romance; he even pitted this part of Cornwall against Devonshire, as a claimant to the laurels of Elizabethan seamanship.
He had never before seen a woman's lips and teeth which forced upon his mind with such persistent iteration the old Elizabethan simile of roses filled with snow.
Athelny was very proud of the county family to which he belonged; he showed Philip photographs of an Elizabethan mansion, and told him:
At the other side of the room, further forward, is an Elizabethan chair roughly carved in the taste of Inigo Jones.
We were ushered through the magnificent Elizabethan doorway and into his Grace's study.
William Rodney, upon the Elizabethan use of metaphor.
The piece of information that died within him was to the effect that three hundred years ago five Elizabethan barques had anchored where the

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