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skew arch

noun
1.
an arch, as at the entrance to a tunnel, having sides, or jambs, that are not at right angles with the face.
Origin of skew arch
1835-1845
First recorded in 1835-45
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British Dictionary definitions for skew arch

skew arch

noun
1.
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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