Definition of Moorish arch

1. Noun. A round arch that widens before rounding off.

Exact synonyms: Horseshoe Arch
Generic synonyms: Round Arch



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Moorish Arch

Mooney
Moonie
Moonies
Moor
Moore
Moore's law
Moore's lightning streaks
Moore's method
Mooren's ulcer
Mooress
Mooresses
Moorhead
Moorish
Moorish Arabic
Moorish arch (current term)
Moorish architecture
Moors
Moose Jaw
Moosehead Lake
Mopelia
Mopla
Moplah
Moplahs
Moplas
Mopsy
Mopán
Moquelumnan
Moqui

Literary usage of Moorish arch

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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 ..."

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