adjective see Carlyle

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  • carlylese — (|)kärˌlī|lēz, ȧˌl , ēs, kärˈlīˌl , kȧˈl ; kə(r)|lī|l noun Usage: usually capitalized Etymology: Thomas Carlyle + English ese : Carlylean use of language often used of style imitative of Carlyle s literary excesses * * * Carlylese /kär līl ēzˈ/ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Car|lyl|e|an — «kahr LY lee uhn», adjective, noun. –adj. of or having to do with Thomas Carlyle (1795 1881), a Scottish essayist, historian, and philosopher: »First there is the hero of Wagnerian dimensions, capable of great public service, as Plutarch would… …   Useful english dictionary

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