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  • adj. Of, relating to, or in the style of Augustus Pugin, English Gothic revivalist architect


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  • He bequeathed his own name to the particular, evocative, Romantic British vistas of monastic settlements and crenellated castles we still describe as 'Puginesque.'

    A Hero of the Gothic

  • We left the high-road and soon were in the wood -- the dripping woodways, all strewn with ruinous gold, opening to right and left; and soon the roofs and towers of the big house -- Puginesque Gothic, I must tell you -- came in sight.

    The Upton Letters

  • My Father did not, indeed, forbid me to enter the fine parish church of our village, or the stately Puginesque cathedral which Rome had just erected at its side, but I knew that I could not be seen at either service without his immediately knowing it, or without his being deeply wounded.

    Father and Son: a study of two temperaments


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