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  • adj. Of or relating to William Shenstone (1714–1763), English poet and landscape gardener.

Etymologies

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Shenstone +‎ -ian

Examples

  • I am in a fine disposition, my honoured friend, to send you an elegiac epistle; and want only genius to make it quite Shenstonian: --

    The Letters of Robert Burns

  • "His parsonage-house at Brenthill is beautifully situated; but he has a good deal frittered away its beauty in grottos, hermitages and Shenstonian inscriptions.

    In a Green Shade A Country Commentary

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