Definition of lancet arch in US English:

lancet arch


  • 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/