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Flamboyant Architecture

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A florid style which prevailed in France in the 15th and 16th centuries. So called from its flame-like tracery.

“The great tower [of Antwerp cathedral] . . most florid and flamboyant . . is one of the few rivals of the peerless steeple of Strasbourg.”—James: Sketches (Belgium), p. 394.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Flag Lieutenant (A)
Flag-officer
Flag-ship
Flag Signals
Flag’s Down (The)
Flag of Distress
Flagellants
Flam
Flamberge or Floberge
Flamboyant Architecture
Flame
Flaming
Flaming Swords
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Flanders (Moll)
Flanders Babies
Flanders Mare (The)
Flaneur (French)
Flap-dragons
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