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An arch with an acutely pointed head.
- ‘Centered on each bay is a lancet arch window on a stone sill, topped by a brick hoodmold.’
- ‘Only the lavish exterior hints at its historic significance: lancet arches of the top-floor windows, Islamic ogee arch shapes of the bottom-floor windows, Moorish style balconies, and the distinctly Art Deco entrance.’
lancet arch/ˈlansət ärCH/
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