Definition of Moorish arch
1. Noun. A round arch that widens before rounding off.
Lexicographical Neighbors of Moorish Arch
Literary usage of Moorish arch
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Land of Veiled Women: Some Wanderings in Algeria, Tunisia & Morocco by John Foster Fraser (1911)
"Of course, it was to be all white—" a symphony in white " she called it—and it must have a Moorish doorway ; she thought the Moorish arch so soothing. ..."
2. A Dictionary of Architecture and Building, Biographical, Historical, and by Russell Sturgis (1901)
"Moorish arch. Same as Horseshoe Arch. Oblique Arch. Same as Skew Arch. The term ¡я also applied, but improperly, to a Rampant Arch. Ogee Arch. One having a ..."