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Gothic arch

  1. a pointed arch, especially one having only two centers and equal radii.
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Origin of Gothic arch

First recorded in 1730–40
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Historical Examples of gothic arch

  • Observe too how fond they are of peaks, and Gothic-arch intersections.

    Sartor Resartus, and On Heroes, Hero-Worship, and the Heroic in History

    Thomas Carlyle

British Dictionary definitions for gothic arch

Gothic arch

  1. another name for lancet arch
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