vaulting-shaft love


from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In architecture, a shaft, almost invariably engaged, rising from a floor or from the capital of a pier below, to receive the spring of a rib of a roof-vault; also, a shorter shaft engaged in the wall and rising from a corbel, from the top of which shaft the rib of the vault springs.


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