from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The upper story of a church, perforated by a range of windows, which form the principal source of light for the central portions of the building.
  • noun The raised part of the roof of a railroad-car, which contains the ventilating windows.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Arch.) The upper story of the nave of a church, containing windows, and rising above the aisle roofs.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Alternative form of clerestory.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun part of an interior wall rising above the adjacent roof with windows admitting light


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