lancet window


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lancet window
Emmanuel Church
Boston, Massachusetts

lancet window

n.
A tall, narrow window set in a lancet arch.

lancet window

n
(Architecture) a narrow window having a lancet arch. Sometimes shortened to: lancet

lan′cet win′dow


n.
a high, narrow window terminating in a lancet arch.
[1775–85]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.lancet window - a narrow window having a lancet arch and without tracerylancet window - a narrow window having a lancet arch and without tracery
window - a framework of wood or metal that contains a glass windowpane and is built into a wall or roof to admit light or air
Translations

lancet window

n (Archit) → Spitzbogenfenster nt
References in classic literature ?
Nevertheless, timid and inexperienced at the start, it sweeps out, grows larger, restrains itself, and dares no longer dart upwards in spires and lancet windows, as it did later on, in so many marvellous cathedrals.
The road to Farringdon ran along one side of it, and the brook by the side of the road; and above the brook was another large, gentle, sloping pasture-land, with a footpath running down it from the churchyard; and the old church, the originator of all the mirth, towered up with its gray walls and lancet windows, overlooking and sanctioning the whole, though its own share therein had been forgotten.
Under the gable facing Much Park Street is a small rectangular lancet window, and below it you can see holes in the wall that once supported timber roof beams.
An entrance hall has timbered ceiling, medieval-style lancet window, an oak staircase modelled on an Elizabethan example, and the original wall holes for the door's draw bar.
He also produced a tall lancet window in Brymbo Parish Church which depicts the village choir, steelworks and its people.
The 60-year-old, from Whitby, completed a bequest commission to replace the Abbey's blank south transept triple lancet window with themed, coloured glass.
The three-section stained glass lancet window is to be built into the abbey's south transept above the famous internal choir staircase, and will be put in place tomorrow and on Thursday.
They were given their instructions: two students in each group would make a lancet window and one would make a rose window.
Above these a small round window with an angel's head remains in place, also a geometric lancet window on the adjacent west wall.
A lovely lancet window has beautiful views onto the garden and there are original beams with two carved stone corbels.
Now the result of that legacy - a new three-section stained glass lancet window to be built into the abbey's south transept above the famous internal choir staircase - will be put in place tomorrow and on Thursday.