"gothics" in the noun sense
extinct East Germanic language of the ancient Goths the only surviving record being fragments of a 4th-century translation of the Bible by Bishop Ulfilas
2. Gothic, black letter
a heavy typeface in use from 15th to 18th centuries
3. Gothic, Gothic architecture
a style of architecture developed in northern France that spread throughout Europe between the 12th and 16th centuries characterized by slender vertical piers and counterbalancing buttresses and by vaulting and pointed arches
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