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

Word History

Etymology

Queen Anne of England

First Known Use

1863, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of Queen Anne was in 1863

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“Queen Anne.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Queen%20Anne. Accessed 7 Jun. 2023.

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