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- adjective Of or pertaining to Giovanni Boccaccio (1313-1375),
Italianauthor and poet, or to his works.
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Lafontaine drop any of his artless probity, when he dipped his pen into the Boccaccian inkpot?
I seem indeed, for my own part, to discern a post-Boccaccian artificiality of phrase.
Cheated death and kill'd time with Boccaccian stories.
In the form in which we now possess it, we are rather obliged to regard it as a rifacimento of some authentic history, compiled during the course of the fifteenth century in a prose which bears traces of the post-Boccaccian style of composition.