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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. a name given to the latest variety of English Gothic architecture, which prevailed from the close of the 14th century to the early part of the 16th; -- probably so called from the vertical style of its window mullions.

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

  • n. a Gothic style in 14th and 15th century England; characterized by vertical lines and a four-centered (Tudor) arch and fan vaulting

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