Definition of hagioscope in English:


Line breaks: hagio|scope
Pronunciation: /ˈhagɪəskəʊp


  • another term for squint ( sense 3 of the noun).
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    • At the time when the north aisle was added, a hagioscope was made in the pier beside the chancel arch.
    • Up to 60 years ago there was only one central arch with window or hagioscope on either side.
    • The squints, or hagioscopes, were originally angled but were unfortunately straightened by the Victorians.

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