lancet window


noun Architecture.

a high, narrow window terminating in a lancet arch.

Origin of lancet window

First recorded in 1775–85 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for lancet window

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

    The Deemster|Hall Caine

British Dictionary definitions for lancet window

lancet window


a narrow window having a lancet archSometimes shortened to: lancet
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