horseshoe arch

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horseshoe arch

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(Architecture) an arch formed in the shape of a horseshoe, esp as used in Moorish architecture
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Noun1.horseshoe arch - a round arch that widens before rounding offhorseshoe arch - a round arch that widens before rounding off
round arch - an arch formed in a continuous curve; characteristic of Roman architecture
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The Crescent arched off from Cambridge Street and both are shown on Pye's Plan of Birmingham for 1795.