from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The style in English architecture and furniture typical of the reign of Queen Anne (1702-1714).
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- adj. Of the style (of architecture, furniture, etc.) popular during the reign of Queen Anne.
- n. A style of architecture, furniture, etc. popular during the reign of Queen Anne.
- proper n. Queen Anne of Great Britain (reigned 1702-1714).
- proper n. A small town in Maryland, USA.
The house was in the style that is now called Queen Anne, of red brick quoined with stone, with large-framed heavy sash windows and double doors to each of the principal rooms, some of which were tapestried with Gobelin arras representing the four elements -- Juno, with all the elements of the air; Ceres presiding over the harvest, for the earth; Vulcan with the emblems of fire; and Amphitrite drawn by Tritons personifying water.
"Queen Anne" furniture is a very elastic term, for it is often used to cover the reigns of William and Mary, Queen Anne, George I, and a part of the reign of George II, or, in other words, all the time of Dutch influence.
This report was made to show the importance of the fund established by Queen Anne, called Queen Anne's Bounty, for increasing the endowment of these weak parishes. "
Secure Communities is used by 986 jurisdictions in 38 states, including every jail in Virginia and the jails in Prince George's, Frederick, Queen Anne, St. Mary's and Anne Arundel counties in Maryland.
But the houses built during the rule of Britain's longest-reigning monarch embraced more than a half-dozen architectural styles, including Italianate, Gothic, Second Empire, Queen Anne and Arts and Crafts.
You said that Queen Anne was welcome to her city, that she had been missed.
The furniture, created from 1690 to 1830, covers the styles of William and Mary, Queen Anne, Chippendale and Neoclassical.
He wants it so badly he salivates at the very thought of four years living at Number One Observatory Circle -- the big, Queen Anne style Victorian residence of the Vice President of the United States of America.
Some of you may have noticed this clean, modern piece of architecture going up between Queen Anne and Magnolia.
There was one difficulty in the way: his wife, the Queen Anne, was alive.