Definition of Bell arch

1. Noun. A round arch resting on corbels.

Generic synonyms: Round Arch

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bell Arch

bell-shaped crown
bell-shaped curve
bell animalcule
bell animalcules
bell apple
bell arch (current term)
bell bearer
bell book
bell boy
bell buoy
bell buoys
bell captain
bell captains
bell cot
bell cote
bell curve
bell curves
bell deck
bell founder

Literary usage of Bell arch

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Dictionary of Architecture and Building, Biographical, Historical, and by Russell Sturgis (1901)
"bell arch. An arch resting upon two corbels with curved face or edge, so that the resulting compound curve has a distant resemblance to the outlines of a ..."

2. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1902)
"Aged two years; duration twenty-one day*: recovery. Case 37 (JK Bell, Arch, of Pediat, 1901, xviii. 315)—Aged two years; another case in house ; fever, ..."

3. The Ecclesiologist by Ecclesiological Society (1848)
"Each bell-arch has a separate gable. The west window is a good one of two lights, well cusped, with a sexfoil above. This bell-gable, which we do not think ..."

4. The Craftsman by Gustav Stickley (1904)
"There is still a fourth cornice above this upper bell arch, and all the three bell spaces are likewise divided by simple cornices. ..."

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