Definition of Liernes
1. lierne [n] - See also: lierne
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Literary usage of Liernes
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Gothic Architecture in England: An Analysis of the Origin & Development of by Francis Bond (1906)
"... —liernes—Fan Vaults. 3 CONSTRUCTION.—We have seen how the builders, after much experi- lenting, arrived at the construction of quadripartite ribbed ..."
2. The Mediæval Church Architecture of England by Charles Herbert Moore (1912)
"Hitherto we have found liernes only in the crowns of the lateral cells, but they are now ... From the points b other liernes are carried back to meet the ..."
3. The Double Choir of Glasgow Cathedral: A Study of Rib Vaulting by Thomas Lennox Watson (1901)
"These short intermediate ribs are called liernes by Willis and contre-liernes or goussets by French architectural writers.* In the diagram Fig. ..."
4. Mediaeval Church Vaulting by Clarence Ward (1915)
"1470) 242 there are but few liernes, while in Winchester cathedral nave (cir. 1394-1460) there is a much larger number. Still other lierne vaults have more ..."
5. Architecture and Urbanization in Colonial Chiapas, Mexico by Sidney David Markman (1984)
"In addition, tertiary ribs, curvilinear liernes, are looped from midpoint on the haunches of the main diagonal ribs and pass through the ..."
6. Civil Engineer and Architect's Journal (1842)
"The liernes in decorative vaulting form a variety of elegant figures about the centre of the vault, of which a star shape is the most common. ..."