Gothic arch


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Gothic arch

n.
A pointed arch, especially one with a jointed apex.
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Gothic arch

n
(Architecture) another name for lancet arch
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Goth′ic arch′


n.
a pointed arch, esp. one having only two centers and equal radii.
[1730–40]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Gothic arch - a pointed archGothic arch - a pointed arch; usually has a joint (instead of a keystone) at the apex
lancet, lancet arch - an acutely pointed Gothic arch, like a lance
pointed arch - an arch with a pointed apex; characteristic of Gothic architecture
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Translations
gotický oblouk
References in classic literature ?
A Gothic arched door led to a worn stone staircase.
All four walked in profound silence up the aisle of stately elm trees, which, meeting far above their heads, formed a long green perspective of Gothic arches, terminating, like some old ruin, in the open sky.
Gothic arch chair pounds 175, handmade in Devon exclusively for Artroom.
There is more of the same in the study area and an inspirational share of a Gothic arch in the bedroom as well as a trefoil window architrave in on bathroom.
The selling agent points out the notable style of the house, with hints of the romantic in the Gothic arch of some windows and the main entrance.
THIS pretty end- of-terrace cottage with its roses and gothic arch front door looks like a classic country retreat.
The gothic arch theme has been replicated throughout the house, in the new windows and in the lattice design of new internal doors, which were made in Abergavenny.
'The walls of the chapel were made of reinforced concrete with the north side left open in the shape of a Gothic arch whilst the south wall had two windows let into it, stained glass designs incorporating the flags of all the nationalities of the prisoners in Priok.'
We could hardly believe it when we saw all the ceiling beams and the double inglenook fireplaces with bread ovens either side.'' Main rooms include a 22ft by 12ft sitting room, which contains a 13th-century Gothic arch, a family room with a central beam supported by a stone pillar, and the Great Hall, where the inglenook fireplaces are found.
Two of the Gothic arch windows with shutters are in the lobby which has a part-glazed screen leading to the reception hall, with its distinctive staircase, and two more tall Gothic windows.
You will come to the gothic arch, entrance to the menagerie.
You will then come to the Gothic Arch - the entrance to the Menagerie - both dating back to the mid-1700s.