trefoil arch


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Noun1.trefoil arch - a pointed arch having cusps in the intrados on either side of the apextrefoil arch - a pointed arch having cusps in the intrados on either side of the apex
pointed arch - an arch with a pointed apex; characteristic of Gothic architecture
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The niche has a trefoil arch within a simple sloping roof.
The decoration of the remaining pilasters suggest cylindrical in shape including the cage-motif design and a trefoil arch torana above.
She is framed in a gothic space enclosed by elegant twisted barley sugar pillars and a trefoil arch, which in turn is decorated with flowers and foliage and the coats of arms.