Definition of Carolean
1. Adjective. Of or relating to the life and times of kings Charles I or Charles II of England.
Derivative terms: Charles, Charles
Partainyms: Charles I, Charles Ii, Charlemagne, Charles I, Charles Ii
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Carolean
Literary usage of Carolean
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. English Costume by Dion Clayton Calthrop (1906)
"In the first place, one must endeavour to show how a Carolean gentleman, ... The Carolean gentleman would notice at first a certain air of stiffness, ..."
2. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1907)
"Thus in Suffolk a fine Carolean pulpit "was actually ; ejected ...... by ignorant authorities as ' in- ..."
3. The Quarterly Review by William Gifford, George Walter Prothero, John Gibson Lockhart, John Murray, Whitwell Elwin, John Taylor Coleridge, Rowland Edmund Prothero Ernle, William Macpherson, William Smith (1897)
"Mr. Thompson has thrown himself back to the Jacobean and Carolean age—to Donne, to Quarles, Herbert, Suckling, Withers, and more especially to Crashaw, ..."
4. The Cornhill Magazine by George Smith (1905)
"... between ' watermen and confectioner«,' watch« the potential client ; its Carolean College ; its Proctor? whose site the Cathedral Choir School, ..."