wagon vault


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wagon vault

[′wag·ən ‚vȯlt]
(architecture)
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barrel vault, barrel roof, cradle vault, tunnel vault, wagonhead vault, wagon vault

A masonry vault of plain, semicircular cross section, supported by parallel walls or arcades and adapted to longitudinal areas.

wagon vault

A semicylindrical vault; a barrel vault.
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