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Meaning of VANDYKE

Pronunciation:  van'dIk

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  Flemish painter of numerous portraits (1599-1641)

VANDYKE is a 7 letter word that starts with V.


 Synonyms: Sir Anthony Vandyke, Van Dyck
 See Also: old master



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Van*dyke"\ (v[a^]n*d[imac]k"), a.
    Of or pertaining to the style of Vandyke the painter; used or
    represented by Vandyke. ``His Vandyke dress.'' --Macaulay.
    [Written also {Vandyck}.]
    {Vandyke brown} (Paint.), a pigment of a deep semitransparent
       brown color, supposed to be the color used by Vandyke in
       his pictures.
    {Vandyke collar} or {cape}, a broad collar or cape of linen
       and lace with a deep pointed or scalloped edge, worn lying
       on the shoulders; -- so called from its appearance in
       pictures by Vandyke.
    {Vandyke edge}, an edge having ornamental triangular points.
  2. \Van*dyke"\, n.
    A picture by Vandyke. Also, a Vandyke collar, or a Vandyke
    edge. [Written also {Vandyck}.]
  3. \Van*dyke"\, v. t.
    fit or furnish with a Vandyke; to form with points or
    scallops like a Vandyke. [R.] [Written also {Vandyck}.]