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1of or relating to the Goths or their extinct East Germanic language, which provides the earliest manuscript evidence of any Germanic language (4th-6th centuries ad).
2of or in the style of architecture prevalent in western Europe in the 12th-16th centuries, characterized by pointed arches, rib vaults, and flying buttresses, together with large windows and elaborate tracery. 3 (also pseudoarchaicGothick) belonging to or redolent of the Dark Ages; portentously gloomy or horrifying:19th-century Gothic horror
4(of lettering) of or derived from the angular style of handwriting with broad vertical downstrokes used in western Europe from the 13th century, including Fraktur and black-letter typefaces. 5 (gothic) of or relating to goths or their rock music.
1the language of the Goths. 2the Gothic style of architecture.