Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Of or relating to Charles I or Charles II of England.

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  • adj. of or relating to the life and times of kings Charles I or Charles II of England

Etymologies

From Medieval Latin Carolus, Charles.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

Examples

  • The outside of the house was Carolean, tempered here and there by Georgian, and even

    Maid in Waiting

  • The picturesque High Street should be followed past the Town Hall with its alien Carolean front, and the long wall of Purbeck House that is said to be made up from the "sweepings" of the Albert Memorial at

    Wanderings in Wessex An Exploration of the Southern Realm from Itchen to Otter

  • The supposed connexion with the Carolean Chief Justice is more than doubtful.

    The Early Life of Mark Rutherford

  • A Carolean pulpit stood against a pillar, with reading-desk and clerk's box underneath.

    The Parish Clerk

  • On Carolean Industrial Drive, a young mechanical contracting company was moving into its first real office - and out of its owner's garage.

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  • "stanley we had a wonderful seder last night. kept the door open for hazlitt and co, but they never came" - phil, you hold the door open to welcome the harbinger of good news, i.e. Elijah the Prophet [אליהו הנביא] not that defunct Victorian literary midget hazlitt or his Carolean or Glaswegian cohorts.

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

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