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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A style in English and American furniture developed during the reign of Queen Anne (1702–1714) and characterized by sturdiness, comfort, and curved structural elements such as cabriole legs.
  • noun The style of architecture typical of the reign of Queen Anne, characterized by a fusion of late Renaissance and baroque elements.
  • noun A British and American architectural style of the late 1800s, characterized by asymmetrical facades and by eclectic and often profuse ornamentation.

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  • adjective Of the style (of architecture, furniture, etc.) popular during the reign of Queen Anne.
  • noun A style of architecture, furniture, etc. popular during the reign of Queen Anne.
  • proper noun Queen Anne of Great Britain (reigned 1702-1714).
  • proper noun A small town in Maryland, USA.

Etymologies

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After Queen Anne of Great Britain (reigned 1702-1714).

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