cinquefoil arch

cinquefoil arch

A five-Iobed pattern divided by cusps; a cusped arch with five foliations worked into the intrados; a cinque-foil tracery at the apex of a window.
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cinquefoil arch

A cusped arch having five foliations worked on the intrados.
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