A high and narrow window with an acutely pointed head.
- Above the door he had also paid for a lancet window consisting of a representation of Jacob and the appropriate words: ‘This is the House of God, and this is the Gate of Heaven.’
- It receives no natural lighting from behind, and has to compete with a lancet window immediately to its east side.
- The rattling, down-at-heel, overcrowded buildings pleased me better than any grassy quad or lancet window.
For editors and proofreaders
Syllabification: lan·cet win·dow
Definition of lancet window in:
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.