a high, narrow window terminating in a lancet arch.
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Origin of lancet window
First recorded in 1775–85
Words nearby lancet window
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Example sentences 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
a narrow window having a lancet archSometimes shortened to: lancet
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