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wheel window

noun
1.
a rose window having prominent radiating mullions.
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  • The wheel window in Notre Dame, in the north transept—I have been thinking of that ever since we planned to come.

    A Wanderer in Paris E. V. Lucas
  • It is divided into three equal portions each of which is surmounted by a gable containing what was at one time a wheel window.

    Cathedral Cities of Italy William Wiehe Collins
  • The wheel window of the faade is beautified with exceptionally good tracing.

    Cathedral Cities of Italy William Wiehe Collins
  • Above the central door is usually seen, in the later Lombard churches, a S. Catherine's-wheel window.

  • A number of the figures pretending to stand in the radiating lights by a Rose or wheel window must be ridiculously placed.

British Dictionary definitions for wheel window

wheel window

noun
1.
another name for rose window
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