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basket-handle arch

[bas-kit han-dl, bah-skit-] /ˈbæs kɪt ˌhæn dl, ˈbɑ skɪt-/
noun, Architecture
1.
an arch having a symmetrical form drawn from an odd number of radii in excess of one, which increase in length from the springing toward the center.
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