[ trez; French trez ]
/ trɛz; French trɛz /
noting or pertaining to the style of architecture, furnishings, and decoration prevailing in France in the early 17th century, characterized by a gradual transition from the free invention and composition of the renaissance to the classicism of the Louis Quatorze period.
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Origin of Louis Treize
1880–85; <French: Louis XIII
Words nearby Louis Treize
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British Dictionary definitions for Louis Treize
/ (trɛz) /
of or relating to the style of furniture, decoration, and architecture of the time of Louis XIII of France, with rich decorative features based on classical models
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