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

  • adj. Of, relating to, or characteristic of the heavy late-Renaissance style in architecture, furniture, and decoration of the reign of Louis XIII.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • An epithet designating the styles of French architecture and decoration characteristic of the reign of Louis XIII. (1610-43), or in general of the first half of the seventeenth century.

Etymologies

French.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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