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lancet window

noun, Architecture
a high, narrow window terminating in a lancet arch.
Origin of lancet window
1775-85 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • When Danny left the church that night it was through the lancet-window of the vestry.

    The Deemster Hall Caine
British Dictionary definitions for lancet-window

lancet window

a narrow window having a lancet arch Sometimes shortened to lancet
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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