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a narrow window having a lancet arch
Collins Discovery Encyclopedia, 1st edition © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
A narrow window with a sharp pointed arch that is typical of English Gothic architecture; one pane shaped in the form of a lancet window.See also: French window
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lancet window[′lan·sət ‚win·dō]
A narrow window with a sharply pointed top.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
lancet, lancet window
1. A narrow window with a sharp pointed arch typical of English Gothic architecture from ca. 1150 to ca. 1250.
2. One light shaped like a lancet window.
A narrow window having the shape of a lancet arch.
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