Definition of Quatrefoils

1. Noun. (plural of quatrefoil) ¹



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Definition of Quatrefoils

1. quatrefoil [n] - See also: quatrefoil

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Quatrefoils

quaterpolymer
quaterpolymers
quatorzain
quatorzains
quatorze
quatorzes
quatrain
quatrains
quatrandorite
quatrayle
quatrayles
quatre
quatreble
quatrebles
quatrefoil
quatrefoils (current term)
quatres
quatrin
quatrumvirate
quatrumvirates
quats
quatted
quattrocento
quattrocentos
quattuordecillion
quatuorvirate
quatuorvirates
quave
quaved
quavemire

Literary usage of Quatrefoils

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1. John L. Stoddard's Lectures: Supplementary Volume[s]. by John Lawson Stoddard (1903)
"... if not in its entire form, still in the Gothic arches of its tower and porticos, the perforated quatrefoils above its marble columns, and the triangular ..."

2. Rudimentary Dictionary of Terms Used in Architecture, Civil, Architecture by John Weale (1850)
"... in all positions indifferently, and the frame- less trefoils and quatrefoils are frequently formed on the basis of these figures instead of the circle. ..."

3. A Topographical History of Surrey by Edward Wedlake Brayley (1850)
"with sculptured flowers, quatrefoils, &c. in the cornice and fascia; but the lower part is divided into low-pointed arched recesses. On the north side, ..."

4. Lectures, Illustrated and Embellished with Views of the World's Famous by John Lawson Stoddard (1897)
"... long arcades of marble columns, the lower ones adorned with sculptures in relief, the upper ones ending in graceful circles pierced with quatrefoils. ..."

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