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Definition of Gothic
GothicMoesogothic M[oe]`so*goth"ic, n.
The language of the M[oe]sogoths; -- also called Gothic. GothicPointed 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. GothicGothic 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
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. GothicGothic Goth"ic, a. [L. Gothicus: cf. F. gothique.]
1. Pertaining to the Goths; as, Gothic customs; also, rude;
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
people, the ethnonym
of a group
of East Germanic tribes Gothic
language, an extinct
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of rock music
from post-punk in the United Kingdom
in the late 1970s. The first...
is an extinct
East Germanic language
that was spoken
by the Goths. It is known primarily
from the Codex
Argenteus, a 6th-century copy of a 4th-century...
art was a style
art that developed
in Northern France
out of Romanesque
art in the 12th century
AD, led by the concurrent
- , Paulus
Diaconus, etc.]] Gothicism
(Swedish: Göticism; Latin: Gothicismus) was a cultural movement
in Sweden, centered
on the belief
- the United Kingdom during
1980s. It was developed
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