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  • adj. Obsolete form of Gothic.
  • proper n. Obsolete form of Gothic.

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Examples

  • Simplicity of Thought, above that which I call the Gothick Manner in

    The Spectator, Volume 1 Eighteenth-Century Periodical Essays

  • He bore with so polite a good-nature our warm, and what some might call Gothick, expostulations, on this subject, that I should not forgive myself, were I to record all that Dr

    Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides

  • He bore with so polite a good-nature our warm, and what some might call Gothick, expostulations, on this subject, that I should not forgive myself, were I to record all that Dr Johnson's ardour led him to say.

    The Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides with Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

  • "Gothick": the moderns have usually passed him by for more direct

    The Flourishing of Romance and the Rise of Allegory (Periods of European Literature, vol. II)

  • Evidently the despised "Gothick" of Addison -- as Mr. Howells puts it -- was fast becoming the admired "Gothic" of Scott.

    A History of English Romanticism in the Eighteenth Century

  • He bore with so polite a good nature our warm, and what some might call Gothick, expostulations, on this subject, that I should not forgive myself, were I to record all that Dr. Johnson's ardour led him to say. ”

    Life of Johnson

  • Service was remarkably awful, "but it must be as an evidence that he carried a" Gothick "manner into daily life.

    Some Diversions of a Man of Letters

  • "Hindoo", combined with Greek, Roman, Chinese, Gothick or Mughal forms – rendered in brick, stone, playful stucco or newfangled cast iron – were used to create previously unknown wonders such as John Nash's Brighton Royal Pavilion of 1815-21.

    British architecture: Georgian

  • I particularly like the English cartoonist Ronald Searle's drawings of St Custard's School in Geoffrey Willans's "Down with Skool" from 1953: a ridiculous, pastry-cutter style Regency "Gothick" pile is shown.

    A guide to British architecture

  • The East, or upper end of the church is going fast to decay, being separated from the main body of the building by having the immense Gothick arches from the floor to the roof filld up with rough, modern brickwork and a public footpath passing through from side to side of the sanctuary, or chapel of

    Letter 137

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