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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An outer upper light in a perpendicular window, next to the springing of the arch: probably a corruption of angle-light, as these lights are triangular in shape, and are, moreover, in one sense, at the angles of the window. See cut under batement-light.


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