[ pyoo-jin ]
/ ˈpyu dʒɪn /
Augustus Charles, 1762–1832, French architectural draftsman and archaeologist in England.
his son, Au·gus·tus Wel·by North·more [aw-guhs-tuhs wel-bee nawrth-mawr], /ɔˈgʌs təs ˈwɛl bi ˈnɔrθ mɔr/, 1812–52, English architect and designer.
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How to use Pugin in a sentence
Mr. Pugin does not seem in his books to recognise the particular principle which we have enunciated.
The controversy raged for a time, but without substantiating Pugin's claim.
Again, in the opening lines, the allusion to Augustus Welby Pugin, the genius of ecclesiastical architecture of the last century.
Adams, during the fortnight that followed his visit to Pugin, had this fact borne in on him.
British Dictionary definitions for Pugin
Augustus (Welby Northmore). 1812–52, British architect; a leader of the Gothic Revival. He collaborated with Sir Charles Barry on the Palace of Westminster (begun 1836)
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