American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- English ruling dynasty (1485-1603), including Henry VII and his descendants Henry VIII, Edward VI, Mary I, and Elizabeth I.
- adj. Of or relating to the royal house of Tudor.
- adj. Of, relating to, or characteristic of the period of the Tudors.
- adj. Of, relating to, or characteristic of an architectural style derived from this period, having exposed beams as a typical feature.
- Tudor, Antony 1909-1987. British-born American dancer and choreographer known for his psychological ballets, such as Undertow (1945) and The Leaves Are Fading (1975).
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of, pertaining, or relating to an English royal line (1485–1603) descended from Owen Tudor of Wales, who married Catherine of France, the widowed queen of Henry V. The first of the Tudor sovereigns was Henry VII.; the last, Elizabeth.
- Of, pertaining, or belonging to the Tudor style of architecture: as, a Tudor window or arch.
- The conventional five-lobed flower adopted as a badge by King Henry VII., and occurring in decorative art of his and succeeding reigns.
- In heraldry See rose.
- n. A monarch of the British royal family during the sixteenth century. Specifically, King Henry VII and Henry VIII or one of his three children who ascended the throne.
- n. A style of dress popular in Britain during the sixteenth century.
- adj. Pertaining to the British monarchs of the sixteenth century.
- adj. Pertaining to the period of British history ruled by King Henry VII, Henry VIII and the children of Henry VIII.
- adj. architecture In the style of English buildings of the sixteenth century; using exposed wooden beams on the exterior.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Of or pertaining to a royal line of England, descended from Owen Tudor of Wales, who married the widowed queen of Henry V. The first reigning Tudor was Henry VII.; the last, Elizabeth.
- n. an English dynasty descended from Henry Tudor; Tudor monarchs ruled from Henry VII to Elizabeth I (from 1485 to 1603)
- adj. of or relating to a style of architecture in England in the 15th century
- n. a member of the dynasty that ruled England
- n. United States dancer and choreographer (born in England) (1909-1987)
- From Welsh Tewdwr ("Theodore"), later adopted as a surname of a British royal family. (Wiktionary)
“The house itself had been built in the time of Charles II., when that which we call Tudor architecture was giving way to a cheaper, less picturesque, though perhaps more useful form.”
“For though what we call the Tudor period, from 1485 to”
“We'll take him on to where Tudor is lying," Joan said.”
“But the best place to see Manhattanhenge is the overhead crosswalk in Tudor City, where you avoid having to dodge traffic to get a great view.”
“She is also supported by Owain Tudor, controller of her household - a dangerous support as rumors of their relationship would jeopardize her right to keep her child.”
“Tudor is a sample of the adventure-kind -- picking a quarrel with me and behaving like a monkey, insisting on fighting with me -- 'to the death,' he said.”
“Next, I don't think there was anything romantic in Tudor's attempting to kiss me, nor anything like adventure in this absurd duel.”
“When I first saw the actors on location there was a haunting moment when it almost seemed as if they were real, really in Tudor England, and we in modern clothes were the illusion.”
“Stating a viewpoint, even on an official diploma, is not the same as fining people for not attending Church as in Tudor England (to pick a less incindiary example than the normal one).”
“But this is not the issue under discussion here, what is going on here is the printing on a diploma, not fining people for non-conformity as in Tudor England.”
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Immortal people after whom waterborne species were named. Most of them have been marine zoologists, I would guess.
e.g. Gates' goblet, Humphrey's buccinum, Turton's moon snail, etc.
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