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pointed arch

an arch having a pointed apex.
Origin of pointed arch
1740-50 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for pointed arch
  • pointed arch windows, decorative bargeboard gable ends, and decorative finials or drops.
  • Intaglio designs trim the pointed arch wooden window panels.
  • Each of the four pilasters are distinguished by a recessed panel with a pointed arch at the top.
  • The tower features crenellated battlements, and a louvered pointed arch form on the wall surface.
  • The fireplace has an opening in the shape of a pointed arch, and is of random rubble masonry.
  • It has a pointed arch entrance and niches, buttresses, and a small rear ell.
  • The window in the steeple and the four windows on the side walls are pointed arch windows.
  • The pointed arch openings which flank the central door are now plastered in but have the same details as the side lights.
British Dictionary definitions for pointed arch

pointed arch

another name for lancet arch
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