Directoire style


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Di`rec`toire´ style


1.(Dressmaking) A style of dress prevalent at the time of the French Directory, characterized by great extravagance of design and imitating the Greek and Roman costumes.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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There is also a Directoire style mahogany dining table, oversized Aubusson style carpets and a pair of Regency style mahogany bookcases.
[In Manhattan], I live in a co-op apartment along 57th Street, just a short walk from my office, furnished in a French Directoire style.
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