noun, plural clere·sto·ries.
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OTHER WORDS FROM clerestoryclerestoried, adjective
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The organ gallery gets a strong white light from a row of long windows in the clerestory, which have not even coloured glass.Read ‘The King in Yellow,’ the ‘True Detective’ Reference That’s the Key to the Show|Robert W. Chambers|February 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This is also a good point from which to study the clerestory as seen in choir and crossing.Bell's Cathedrals: A Short Account of Romsey Abbey|Thomas Perkins
The March sunshine slants in pale shafts through the clerestory windows, leaving the aisles in shadow.
The windows on the south side of the clerestory are without the trefoil which ornaments the base of those on the north side.
The blank window next to the tower is also wanting; in other respects the clerestory presents the same features as on the north.
The outer moulding of the window arch of the south transept clerestory has billet ornament.