skew arch

skew arch

noun
an arch, as at the entrance to a tunnel, having sides, or jambs, that are not at right angles with the face.

Origin:
1835–45

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skew arch
 
n
an arch or vault, esp one used in a bridge or tunnel, that is set at an oblique angle to the span

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