Definition of Edwardian

1. Noun. Someone belonging to (or as if belonging to) the era of Edward VII.

Generic synonyms: Sporting Man

2. Adjective. Of or relating to or characteristic of the era of Edward VII in England. "Edwardian furniture"
Derivative terms: Edward
Partainyms: Edward Vii

Definition of Edwardian

1. Adjective. Of the period in British history from circa 1900 to 1910, when (w Edward VII) ruled the British Empire. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Edwardian

Edward Thatch
Edward V
Edward VI
Edward VII
Edward VIII
Edward Vernon Rickenbacker
Edward Vincent Sullivan
Edward Weston
Edward Williams Morley
Edward Winslow
Edward Wyllis Scripps
Edward Young
Edward the Confessor
Edward the Elder
Edward the Martyr
Edwards' syndrome
Edwin Arlington Robinson
Edwin DuBois Hayward
Edwin Herbert Land
Edwin Hubble
Edwin Powell Hubble

Literary usage of Edwardian

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1. English Schools at the Reformation 1546-8 by Arthur Francis Leach (1896)
"SPECIMENS OF edwardian SPOLIATION phrase is regarded in its historical development ... Specimens of edwardian Spoliation. The Grammar Schools were not ..."

2. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"The lad followed this prince to France, serving through the final and futile edwardian invasion, which ended in the Peace of Brétigny (1360), and was taken ..."

3. A History of the Study of Mathematics at Cambridge by Walter William Rouse Ball (1889)
"The period of confusion in the studios of the university caused by the break-up of the medieval system of education was brought to an end by the edwardian ..."

4. Parish Priests and Their People in the Middle Ages in England by Edward Lewes Cutts (1898)
"In the edwardian castles, the chapel is a constant feature. Conway affords a good example ; there it is on the south side of the outer court, ..."

5. Lectures on the Moral Government of God by Nathaniel William Taylor (1859)
"Three theories in support of it: The Augustinian, the Arminian, the edwardian.—These theories discussed.—Section second : The law immutable in its claim. ..."

6. The Gentleman's House: Or, How to Plan English Residences, from the by Robert Kerr (1865)
"Modification of the ancient Castles on the Manor-house principle. — edwardian Castles.— Detail arrangements of the period, structural and domestic. ..."

7. The Brasses of England by Herbert Walter Macklin (1907)
"APPENDIX (1) THE edwardian AND MARIAN TRANSITION EDWARD VL 1547-1553 QUEEN MARY, 1553-1558 DURING the few and troubled years of the reigns of Edward VL and ..."

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