Cromwellian
adjective see Cromwell I

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  • Cromwellian — prop. adj. of or pertaining to Oliver Cromwell. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cromwellian — /krom wel ee euhn, krum /, adj. 1. of, pertaining to, or characteristic of the politics, practices, etc., of Oliver Cromwell or of the Commonwealth and Protectorate. 2. noting or pertaining to a style of English furnishings of the middle 17th… …   Universalium

  • Cromwellian — 1. adjective Of or pertaining to , his ideas or policies 2. noun A partisan of Oliver Cromwell …   Wiktionary

  • Cromwellian — adj. of or pertaining to the politics of Oliver Cromwell (English general and statesman) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cromwellian — crom·wel·li·an …   English syllables

  • Cromwellian — Crom•wel•li•an [[t]krɒmˈwɛl i ən, krʌm [/t]] adj. why of, pertaining to, or characteristic of the politics, practices, etc., of Oliver Cromwell or of the Commonwealth and Protectorate • Etymology: 1715–25 …   From formal English to slang

  • Cromwellian — adjective of or relating to or in the manner of Oliver Cromwell • Pertains to noun: ↑Cromwell • Derivationally related forms: ↑Cromwell …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cromwellian conquest of Ireland — Part of the Eleven Years War and Wars of the Three Kingdoms Oliver Cromwell, who landed in Ir …   Wikipedia

  • Cromwellian chair — Eng. Furniture. an upright oaken chair, often with arms, having all pieces turned and a seat and back panel of leather or cloth attached with brass headed nails. [1900 05] * * *  sturdy, squarish chair with a leather back and seat, studded with… …   Universalium

  • cromwellian chair — noun Usage: usually capitalized 1st C : a square low backed chair of simple design having turned legs and usually covered with leather fastened by metal nails * * * Eng. Furniture. an upright oaken chair, often with arms, having all pieces turned …   Useful english dictionary

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