Definition of hagioscope in English:
Another term for squint (sense 3 of the noun).
- 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.
Definition of hagioscope in:
- US English dictionary
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