Definition of bar tracery in English:

bar tracery

Line breaks: bar tra¦cery

noun

[mass noun] Architecture
  • Tracery with strips of stone across an aperture.
    More example sentences
    • This is an example of plate tracery which preceded the bar tracery of the decorated period of the XIII century.
    • Pointed arched windows separated into numerous lights by bar tracery are present above the door and at two other levels.
    • This window could be the earliest example of bar tracery in England.

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