Definition of Gothic. Meaning of Gothic. Synonyms of Gothic

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Definition of Gothic

Gothic
Moesogothic M[oe]`so*goth"ic, n. The language of the M[oe]sogoths; -- also called Gothic.
Gothic
Pointed Point"ed, a. 1. Sharp; having a sharp point; as, a pointed rock. 2. Characterized by sharpness, directness, or pithiness of expression; terse; epigrammatic; especially, directed to a particular person or thing. His moral pleases, not his pointed wit. --Pope. Pointed arch (Arch.), an arch with a pointed crown. Pointed style (Arch.), a name given to that style of architecture in which the pointed arch is the predominant feature; -- more commonly called Gothic. -- Point"ed*ly, adv. -- Point"ed*ness, n.
Gothic
Gothic Goth"ic, n. 1. The language of the Goths; especially, the language of that part of the Visigoths who settled in Moesia in the 4th century. See Goth. Note: Bishop Ulfilas or Walfila translated most of the Bible into Gothic about the Middle of the 4th century. The portion of this translaton which is preserved is the oldest known literary document in any Teutonic language. 2. A kind of square-cut type, with no hair lines. Note: This is Nonpareil GOTHIC. 3. (Arch.) The style described in Gothic, a., 2.
Gothic
Gothic Goth"ic, a. [L. Gothicus: cf. F. gothique.] 1. Pertaining to the Goths; as, Gothic customs; also, rude; barbarous. 2. (Arch.) Of or pertaining to a style of architecture with pointed arches, steep roofs, windows large in proportion to the wall spaces, and, generally, great height in proportion to the other dimensions -- prevalent in Western Europe from about 1200 to 1475 a. d. See Illust. of Abacus, and Capital.

Meaning of Gothic from wikipedia

- Look up Gothic in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Gothic or Gothics may refer to: Goths or Gothic people, the ethnonym of a group of East Germanic tribes...
- Gothic architecture is an architectural style that was prevalent in Europe from the late 12th to the 16th century, during the High and Late Middle Ages...
- Gothic fiction, sometimes called Gothic horror (primarily in the 20th century), is a loose literary aesthetic of fear and haunting. The name refers to...
- Gothic Revival (also referred to as Victorian Gothic or neo-Gothic) is an architectural movement that after a gradual build-up beginning in the second...
- Gothic rock (also called goth rock or simply goth) is a style of rock music that emerged from post-punk in the United Kingdom in the late 1970s. The first...
- American Gothic is a 1930 painting by Grant Wood in the collection of the Art Institute of Chicago. A character study of a man and a woman portra**** in...
- Southern Gothic is an artistic subgenre of fiction, country music, film, theatre, and television that are heavily influenced by Gothic elements and the...
- It was developed by fans of gothic rock, an offshoot of the post-punk music genre. Post-punk artists who presaged the gothic rock genre and helped develop...
- contains Gothic characters. Without proper rendering support, you may see question marks, boxes, or other symbols instead of letters. Gothic is an extinct...
- Gothic typeface Gothic script, typeface, letters, text or font may refer to: Blackletter (Gothic minuscule, 'Old English') an ornate calligraphic or typographical...