Decorated style
Decorate Dec"o*rate (d[e^]k"[-o]*r[=a]t), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Decorated} (d[e^]k"[-o]*r[=a]`t[e^]d); p. pr. & vb. n. {Decorating} (d[e^]k"[-o]*r[=a]`t[i^]ng).] [L. decoratus, p. p. of decorare, fr. decus ornament; akin to decere to be becoming. See {Decent}.] To deck with that which is becoming, ornamental, or honorary; to adorn; to beautify; to embellish; as, to decorate the person; to decorate an edifice; to decorate a lawn with flowers; to decorate the mind with moral beauties; to decorate a hero with honors. [1913 Webster]

Her fat neck was ornamented with jewels, rich bracelets decorated her arms. --Thackeray.

Syn: To adorn; embellish; ornament; beautify; grace. See {Adorn}. [1913 Webster]

{Decorated style} (Arch.), a name given by some writers to the perfected English Gothic architecture; it may be considered as having flourished from about a. d. 1300 to a. d. 1375. [1913 Webster]


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  • Decorated style — noun (architecture) A style of Gothic architecture, elaborate and richly decorated, which prevailed until near the end of the 14c • • • Main Entry: ↑decorate * * * decorated style, the Gothic style of architecture prevailing in England throughout …   Useful english dictionary

  • Decorated Style —   [ dekəreɪtɪd staɪl] der, , Stilphase der englischen Gotik, etwa 1250 1350 (zum Teil auch später angesetzt); besonders in der Kirche der Westminster Abbey in London ausgeprägt, auch in Bauteilen der Kathedralen von Exeter, Ely, Lincoln, Wells… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Decorated style — (engl., spr. déckorēted stail, »verzierter Stil«), Bezeichnung für eine Epoche der gotischen Architektur in England, die das 14. Jahrh. einnimmt, und in der die Zierformen sich über das ganze architektonische Gerüst erstreckten. Das… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Decorated Style — Der Decorated Style ist eine Phase in der Architektur der englischen Gotik, die nach Nikolaus Pevsner von 1250 bis 1370 dauerte. In England selbst wird diese Phase The Decorated Period, Decorated Gothic oder auch einfach Decorated genannt. Die… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Decorated Style — De|co|ra|ted Style [ dɛkəreitid stail] der; <aus engl. decorated style »dekorativer Stil« zu to decorate »schmücken, verzieren« u. style »Stil«> Epoche der got. Baukunst in England im 13. u. 14. Jh …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • Decorated style — a style of Gothic architecture that was common in England from about 1290 to about 1350. Its main feature was the ornamental stone carving around windows and doors. This style replaced the simple Early English style and was followed by the… …   Universalium

  • Style Gothique — Architecture gothique Pour les articles homonymes, voir Gothique. L architecture gothique (ou francigenum opus) est un style architectural de la seconde partie du Moyen Âge en Europe occidentale …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Style flamboyant — Architecture gothique Pour les articles homonymes, voir Gothique. L architecture gothique (ou francigenum opus) est un style architectural de la seconde partie du Moyen Âge en Europe occidentale …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Style gothique — Architecture gothique Pour les articles homonymes, voir Gothique. L architecture gothique (ou francigenum opus) est un style architectural de la seconde partie du Moyen Âge en Europe occidentale …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Decorated — Decorate Dec o*rate (d[e^]k [ o]*r[=a]t), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Decorated} (d[e^]k [ o]*r[=a] t[e^]d); p. pr. & vb. n. {Decorating} (d[e^]k [ o]*r[=a] t[i^]ng).] [L. decoratus, p. p. of decorare, fr. decus ornament; akin to decere to be becoming.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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