Elizabethan style

noun

Definition of Elizabethan style

  1. 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. 2 :  the Renaissance style of furniture especially as developed in the Elizabethan era, characterized by massive structure and elaborate carving

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