from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Of, relating to, or characteristic of the baroque style in architecture, furniture, and decoration of the reign of Louis XIV.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Of, pertaining to, or resembling, the art or style of the times of Louis XIV. of France.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- An epithet designating a style of architecture and decoration prevalent in France in the reign of Louis XIV. (1643-1715), and copied in other countries.
French.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
If the Louis the Great, whom Voltaire has discovered in Hungary, had not disappeared from history himself, would not Louis Quatorze have annihilated him?
In her character were traits that surely did not belie her Louis Quatorze ancestry.