- Sir Charles Locke,1836–1906, English architect, designer, and author.
- a city in NE Ohio.
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Examples from the Web for eastlake
Mrs. Ireland, Mr. Eastlake and two of his children, were among the killed.
He told me about falling in with Mrs. Eastlake and her three children.
Eastlake wanted no machine work, but machinery was not to be defeated.Folkways
William Graham Sumner
There were some square, heavy pieces of furniture that we should call Eastlake now.A Little Girl in Old Boston
Amanda Millie Douglas
Eastlake's Materials for a history of Oil Painting, review of, 301.
Word Origin and History for eastlake
style of furniture, 1878, often a mere debased Gothic, but at its best inspired by English designer Charles Locke Eastlake (1836-1906) and his book "Hints on Household Taste."
I find American tradesmen continually advertising what they are pleased to call 'Eastlake' furniture, with the production of which I have had nothing whatever to do, and for the taste of which I should be very sorry to be considered responsible [C.L. Eastlake, 1878]
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