Definition Of lancet arch

noun

an arch with an acutely pointed head.

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.

Example Of lancet arch

  • 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.