Louis quatorze

Louis quatorze
Louis quatorze Lou"is qua*torze" (l[=oo]"[i^] k[.a]*t[^o]rz") n. [F., Louis fourteenth.] Of, pertaining to, or resembling, the art or style of the times of Louis XIV. of France; as, Louis quatorze architecture. [1913 Webster]

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  • louis quatorze — ˈlüēkəˈtȯrz adjective Usage: usually capitalized L&Q Etymology: French Louis Quatorze (Louis XIV) died 1715 king of France : of, relating to, or having the characteristics of the reign of Louis XIV of France: as a. : marked by imposing dignity… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Louis-quatorze — Louis qua|torze [lwika tɔrz] das; <zu fr. quatorze »vierzehn«> franz. Barockstil zur Zeit Ludwigs XIV. (1638 1715) …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • Louis-Quatorze — Louˈis Quatorze / kä törzˈ/ adjective Characteristic of the reign (1643–1715) of Louis XIV, eg in architecture and decoration • • • Main Entry: ↑louis …   Useful english dictionary

  • Louis Quatorze — adjective Etymology: French, Louis XIV Date: 1848 of, relating to, or characteristic of the architecture or furniture of the reign of Louis XIV of France …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Louis Quatorze — Lou′is Qua•torze′ [[t]kəˈtɔrz[/t]] fr. [[t]kaˈtɔrz[/t]] adj. fur archit. of or designating the baroque style of architecture, furniture, and decoration in France under Louis XIV, characterized by grandeur, largeness of scale, and lavish… …   From formal English to slang

  • Louis Quatorze — /ˌlui kæˈtɔz/ (say .loohee ka tawz) adjective of the period of Louis XIV of France or the styles of architecture, decoration, etc., prevailing about that time, relying more upon classical models than those of the Louis Treize period, and richly… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Louis Quatorze — /keuh tawrz /; Fr. /kann tawrddz / noting or pertaining to the style of architecture, furnishings, and decoration prevailing in France in the late 17th century, characterized by increasingly classicizing tendencies, and by an emphasis on dignity… …   Universalium

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