Definition of Gothicisms
1. gothicism [n] - See also: gothicism
Lexicographical Neighbors of Gothicisms
Literary usage of Gothicisms
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Literary Anecdotes of the Eighteenth Century: Comprizing Biographical by John Nichols, Samuel Bentley (1814)
"... has acquitted himself à merveille in my gothicisms, which are arrived, and almost fixed*.—1 had a high treat at Hearne's lately. ..."
2. Architecture and Urbanization in Colonial Chiapas, Mexico by Sidney David Markman (1984)
"But how much later can only be guessed; perhaps at the very end of the sixteenth century, or the very beginning of the seventeenth, since gothicisms havt ..."
3. The United States Democratic Review by Conrad Swackhamer (1844)
"Our streets and the banks of our rivers are dotted over with tiny gothicisms and pie-crust battlements, like a chessboard. Every jobber who retires from ..."
4. The Letters of Horace Walpole: Fourth Earl of Orford by Horace Walpole (1903)
"... I assure you, were I to print anything with my name, it should be plain Horace Walpole ; Mr. is one of the gothicisms I abominate. ..."
5. Travelling Sketches in Russia and Sweden: During the Years 1805, 1806, 1807 by Sir Robert Ker Porter (1809)
"The poverty of this little kingdom is its apology for these gothicisms; and most forcibly do they strike strangers coming from Russia or England. ..."
6. The Letters of Horace Walpole, Earl of Orford by Horace Walpole (1857)
"... Mr. is one of the gothicisms I abominate.1 Bentley's designs ; but Mr. Gray'a extreme repugnance to the proposal obliged hit friends to drop it.—BERRY. ..."