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Quaint

A term used to refer to antique or old-fashioned styles, such as English style cottages and Queen Anne houses.
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But shelve the present and let's linger in the comfy quaintness of our old programme.
So, yes, co-writer/director Neal Miller's cozy little family reunion has a quaintness factor.
It's a long-running tradition which typifies the kooky quaintness of this Portuguese city.
It calls itself The Frolick and is a symptom of the coy, arch quaintness of language which is used so frequently in the announcements printed into the text.
These big stores also have the effect of hurting smaller stores that may have more quaintness or character.
There are no original shopfronts but for quaintness the street is hard to beat.
There was a quaintness to Byrd's speech, not just in its erudition but in its proud defiance of a President gone mad on war.
If Ruskin's ideas were already destined for quaintness in the 1850s, it is easy in 2002 to regard them as practically absurd.
The contributors to this issue and the far-flung artists they're writing about believe in the power of cultural exchange, its quaintness notwithstanding, and they practice it in a sensational variety of ways.
VISITORS from abroad that I have had stay in my house are fascinated by the quaintness of Woolton village with its own cinema and public baths.
And lacking the size and thatched quaintness of other A48 communities like Bonvilston and St Nicholas, it's also probably the most overlooked.