Adjective "Decorated" definition and examples

Pronunciation

/ˈdɛkəreɪtɪd/

Definitions and examples

adjective

Denoting a stage of English Gothic church architecture typical of the 14th century (between Early English and Perpendicular), with increasing use of decoration and geometrical, curvilinear, and reticulated tracery.
  1. 'The building between 1200 to 1300 is usually referred to as Early English; between 1300 to 1400, the style of building is referred to as Decorated and from 1400 to 1500, it is known as Perpendicular.'
  2. 'Its windows have geometric tracery in the Decorated style, with rebates for hinged shutters.'

Definitions

adjective

1. (often initial capital letter) of pertaining to, or characteristic of the English gothic architecture of the late 13th through the late 14th centuries, characterized by curvilinear tracery, elaborate ornamental sculpture and vaulting, and refinement of stonecutting techniques.

More examples(as adjective)

"vases can be decorated with triangles."

"vases can be decorated with starfishs."

"vases can be decorated with spirals."

"vases can be decorated with shells."

"vases can be decorated with seaweeds."

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Origin

(decorated)