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lancet window

noun Architecture.
  1. a high, narrow window terminating in a lancet arch.
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Origin of lancet window

First recorded in 1775–85
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Historical Examples

  • When Danny left the church that night it was through the lancet-window of the vestry.

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    Hall Caine


British Dictionary definitions for lancet window

lancet window

noun
  1. a narrow window having a lancet archSometimes shortened to: lancet
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