Queen Anne

adjective
\ ˈkwēn-ˈan How to pronounce Queen Anne (audio) \

Definition of Queen Anne

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

First Known Use of Queen Anne

1863, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for Queen Anne

Queen Anne of England

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