Queen Anne

Queen Anne
adjective Etymology: Queen Anne of England Date: 1863 1. of, relating to, or having the characteristics of a style of furniture originating in England under Dutch influence especially during the first half of the 18th century that is marked by extensive use of upholstery, marquetry, and Asian fabrics 2. of, relating to, or having the characteristics of a style of English building of the early 18th century characterized by modified classic ornament and the use of red brickwork in which even relief ornament is carved

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  • Queen Anne — 1.) a style of furniture, popular in the UK in the 18th century. Queen Anne tables and chairs typically have curving legs. 2.) a plain style of building using red brick, popular in the UK during the time of Queen Anne …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Queen Anne — Queen Anne, MD U.S. town in Maryland Population (2000): 176 Housing Units (2000): 72 Land area (2000): 0.123505 sq. miles (0.319876 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.001024 sq. miles (0.002653 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.124529 sq. miles (0.322529 sq …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Queen Anne — (spr. Kwihn Änn), Grafschaft im Staate Maryland (Nordamerika), an der Ostküste der Chesapeake Bai, im Nordwesten vom Chester River, im Südosten vom Tuckahoe River begrenzt; Producte: Mais, Weizen, Roggen, Hafer, Schweine, Marmor; 1706 organisirt; …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Queen Anne — Queen′ Anne′ adj. fur archit. of or pertaining to an early 18th century English style of architecture and furnishings, characterized by simplicity and restraint, with the use in architecture of red brick and in furniture of walnut, upholstery,… …   From formal English to slang

  • Queen Anne — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ denoting a style of English furniture or architecture characteristic of the early 18th century …   English terms dictionary

  • Queen Anne — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Queen Anne peut faire référence à : Comté de Queen Anne, un comté de l État du Maryland aux États Unis Queen Anne (Maryland), une ville du Maryland… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • queen anne — ˈan, aa(ə)n adjective Usage: usually capitalized Q&A Etymology: after Queen Anne of England died 1714 1. : of, relating to, or having the characteristics of a style of furniture prevalent in England under Dutch influence especially during the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Queen Anne — 1. adjective Of the style (of architecture, furniture, etc.) popular during the reign of . We inherited our Queen Anne chairs from my wifes family. 2. noun a) A style of architecture, furniture, etc. popular during the reign of Queen Anne. b) of… …   Wiktionary

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