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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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The train still maintains its quaintness with wood compartments and no brakes.
a charm of its own, whether it's the sheer majesty of the Grand Mosque, the quaintness
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.
The Victoria and Albert decor may be a little old-fashioned, but in a way that adds to its quaintness.
These big stores also have the effect of hurting smaller stores that may have more quaintness or character.
Perched on the county's north coast, Whitstable is as historic a seaside town as you could want.Its affluent locals take great pride in maintaining the town's beauty and quaintness and make sure it hasn't turned into an arcade-filled teen playground.
There are no original shopfronts but for quaintness the street is hard to beat.
As well as having the quaintness and traditional features of a country cottage, the house benefits from the rather unusual bonus of all rooms having a southerly aspect.
After a few weeks off to count his money, Kaye resurfaced in Kent last week and not surprisingly was out of his depth on a course with no end of quaintness about it, including a rule that members can only play fourballs on Tuesdays.
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.