Definition of bar tracery in English:

bar tracery


mass nounArchitecture
  • Tracery with strips of stone across an aperture.

    • ‘Pointed arched windows separated into numerous lights by bar tracery are present above the door and at two other levels.’
    • ‘This is an example of plate tracery which preceded the bar tracery of the decorated period of the XIII century.’
    • ‘They are the first example of bar tracery in the early English period.’
    • ‘The bar tracery above the lancets is chip-carved with saltires in squares.’
    • ‘This window could be the earliest example of bar tracery in England.’