from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Architecture A gallery of arches above the side-aisle vaulting in the nave of a church.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The gallery of arches above the side-aisle vaulting in the nave of a church.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The gallery or open space between the vaulting and the roof of the aisles of a church, often forming a rich arcade in the interior of the church, above the nave arches and below the clearstory windows.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In medieval architecture, a gallery above the arches of the nave and choir, and often of the transepts, of a church, generally in the form of an arcade.
Medieval Latin, a gallery in Canterbury Cathedral (later taken to mean "with three openings”).(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)