[ lan-si-tid, lahn- ]

  1. having lancet-headed openings.

Origin of lanceted

First recorded in 1850–55; lancet + -ed3

Words Nearby lanceted Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use lanceted in a sentence

  • This step is exemplified by a large double-lanceted window just west of the north transept door in Amiens Cathedral.

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  • In addition to this great embrasure, the choir is lighted by seven ample three-lanceted windows on each side.

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  • On either side of this large window are smaller two-lanceted ones containing figures in canopy.

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British Dictionary definitions for lanceted


/ (ˈlɑːnsɪtɪd) /

  1. architect having one or more lancet arches or windows

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