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horseshoe arch

noun
1.
an arch with the intrados widening above the springing and then narrowing to a rounded crown.
Also called Moorish arch.
Origin
1805-1815
1805-15
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British Dictionary definitions for horseshoe arch

horseshoe arch

noun
1.
an arch formed in the shape of a horseshoe, esp as used in Moorish architecture
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