Elizabethan style

noun

1
: an early Renaissance architectural style combining Tudor and Italian features, common in English country houses of Elizabeth's reign, and characterized by large windows, long galleries, tall decorated chimneys, and a profusion of ornamental strapwork
2
: the Renaissance style of furniture especially as developed in the Elizabethan era, characterized by massive structure and elaborate carving

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“Elizabethan style.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Elizabethan%20style. Accessed 20 Jun. 2024.

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