lychnoscope
lychnoscopic /lik'neuh skop"ik/, adj.
/lik"neuh skohp'/, n.
[1835-45; < Gk lýchn(os) lamp + -O- + -SCOPE]

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Universalium. 2010.

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  • Lychnoscope — Lych no*scope, n. [Gr. ? + scope.] (Arch.) Same as {Low side window}, under Low, a. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lychnoscope — lych·no·scope …   English syllables

  • lychnoscope — …   Useful english dictionary

  • lowside window — /loh suyd / (in medieval English churches) a window set low in the outside wall, permitting the interior to be seen from the outside. Also, low side window. Also called lychnoscope. [1840 50; LOW1 + SIDE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • low side window — noun : a window in medieval churches that is narrow, near the ground, and out of the line of the other windows called also lychnoscope …   Useful english dictionary

  • lychnoscopic — adjective see lychnoscope …   Useful english dictionary

  • lowside window — /loh suyd / (in medieval English churches) a window set low in the outside wall, permitting the interior to be seen from the outside. Also, low side window. Also called lychnoscope. [1840 50; LOW1 + SIDE1] …   Useful english dictionary

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