Definitions

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

  • n. Material or a collection of materials from or relating to the Edwardian era.

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  • n. Items related to the Edwardian era, especially collectibles.

Etymologies

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Edward + -ana

Examples

  • It may be that our taste for Edwardiana is defensive, reflecting a desire to go back to the time before everything started to unravel.

    The cap crusaders

  • Downton Abbey ; Edwardiana/Victoriana; lace broderie anglaise; ruffles; and frills.

    Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • Sure, even the highly successful author Katie Price (otherwise glamour-puss Jordan) can't necessarily cut it in the Windsor polo set, but the fact that she's got polo ponies and can play surely tells us that the walls of Edwardiana have long since crumbled.

    News » Julie Henry

  • For Fall, that meant a 15-minute parade that included magenta, aqua, and ocher color-blocking in chiffon and tailoring; eighties black leather; a glitter-shoulder rock-chick body-con dress; Art Deco flapperwear; sober gray wool pieces; and metallic brocade Edwardiana party frocks.

    Style.com: Daily Fashion Show Pictures

  • However, on the night I went along to the New Wimbledon theatre -- a lovely old playhouse with all the twirly appurtenances and plush velvet of high Edwardiana -- there was a loud, appreciative element in the house.

    Forbes.com: News

  • "Initial inspirations were the beautiful and infamous pictures of teenage girls by early seventies photographer David Hamilton, John Singer Sargent's portraits and the restrictive sexiness of Edwardiana … And Spandau Ballet."

    FASHION INDIE » FASHION PORN

  • Edwardiana in the News ‘Palm Beach County at 100′ reveals details of the ...

    Edwardian News & Events | Edwardian Promenade

  • "nadsat" language but derives a wonderful imaginary lexicon of her own, drawn more from modern slang and Edwardiana and Victoriana than the Russian influences of Burgess.

    SpikeMagazine.com

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