Also found in: Dictionary, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
  • adj

Synonyms for Carolean

of or relating to the life and times of kings Charles I or Charles II of England


References in periodicals archive ?
Long, low, gloomy, this Regency-encrusted Carolean hall crouches in its barbered acres above black-gold-yielding seams of coal; the clanking of trolleys in the pits below plain heard in the cellars, furnace-glow from the close at hand foundries flickering of the parkland statues and surfaces of ornamental waters, a black dust drift from the pit-heads lying stippled thick on leaves and lawns - unwelcome reminders all of a first-footing in decidedly unaristocratic industry.
During the second half of the 16th century, books had been published on the orders of architecture and, from early Carolean times (1660) to the end of the Georgian period (1830), anyone who was educated or who pretended to be had a grasp of the orders and their system of design.
Maguire is careful to avoid loose talk of |subversion' and |demystification', showing rather how the mature plays traded on and fashioned a loyal disenchantment with Restoration propaganda, their double plots construing ever more distinctions between Caroline idealism and Carolean craft.
He is currently in the process of writing his dissertation, preliminarily entitled, "Thomas Killigrew and the Carolean Stage Rivalry in London, 1660-1682".
the high-thinking Earl of Orrery, and the bitter social critic Thomas Otway were all Carolean males who attended the theater, but only a certifiable lunatic could imagine that they responded identically to (say) Wycherley's The Country-Wife, let alone to a poem like Rochester's "The Imperfect Enjoyment" (on the subject of premature ejaculation).
There is a hall with a superb Carolean staircase in oak and the Grand Parlour looking east and south with a rich geometric ceiling design which includes a hunting scene.
Visitors to Packwood House, near Lapworth, can admire the restored Carolean Garden in all its glory after a two-year project to return it to its 19th and early 20th Century appearance has now been completed.
Rothstein, Eric and Frances Kavenik 1988: The Designs of Carolean Comedy.
She and her husband Dewi, both retired GPs, bought the Grade II listed, Carolean, moated manor house nine years ago after returning to North Wales.
In its return to, even elaboration upon the splendor of the Mytens/Van Dyck composition, this Carolean image stands in marked contrast to the domestic, private, and demythologized image of the Cromwells with which we began.
Neighbours don't get much more impressive than Clopton House near Stratford, the ne Carolean mansion built in the 17th century.