lowside window


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]

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  • 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

  • lychnoscope — lychnoscopic /lik neuh skop ik/, adj. /lik neuh skohp /, n. See lowside window. [1835 45; < Gk lýchn(os) lamp + O + SCOPE] * * * …   Universalium


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