basket-handle arch

[ bas-kit -han-dl, bah-skit- ]
/ ˈbæs kɪt ˌhæn dl, ˈbɑ skɪt- /

noun Architecture.

an arch having a symmetrical form drawn from an odd number of radii in excess of one, which increase in length from the springing toward the center.

QUIZZES

CAN YOU GUESS THESE WORDS FROM AROUND THE US?

American English is not always as it appears to be ... get to know regional words in this quiz!
Question 1 of 10
A bet is synonymous with a wager, but what does it mean in New York?
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020