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

- of the Gothic alphabet Gothic art, a Medieval art movement Gothic architecture Gothic Revival architecture (Neo-Gothic) Gothic fiction or Gothic Romanticism...
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- Gothic architecture is a style that flourished in Europe during the High and Late Middle Ages. It evolved from Romanesque architecture and was succeeded...
- Gothic Revival (also referred to as Victorian Gothic or neo-Gothic) is an architectural movement that began in the late 1740s in England. Its po****rity...
- Gothic 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...
- American Gothic is a 1930 painting by Grant Wood in the collection of the Art Institute of Chicago. Wood was inspired to paint what is now known as the...
- Gothicism or Gothism (Swedish: Göticism; Latin: Gothicismus) was a cultural movement in Sweden, centered on the belief in the glory of the Swedish Geats...
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- Gothic art was a style of medieval art that developed in Northern France out of Romanesque art in the 12th century AD, led by the concurrent development...
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