Definition of Rampant arch
1. Noun. An arch whose support is higher on one side than on the other.
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Literary usage of Rampant arch
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1. A Dictionary of Architecture and Building, Biographical, Historical, and by Russell Sturgis (1901)
"Raking Arch. Same as rampant arch. rampant arch. One in which the impost on one side is higher than that on the other. Thus, in a stone balustrade for a ..."
2. A French-English Military Technical Dictionary by Cornélis De Witt Willcox (1899)
"... the crown and the chimney proper); arc , rampant arch; fenêtre e, (cons. ... voûte e, rampant arch. marche p, vsv more«?; rampe, f., slope, ascent, ..."
3. Stereotomy by Arthur Willard French, Howard Chapin Ives (1902)
"rampant arch, one in which one springing line is higher than the other. The descending arch is also sometimes called rampant. To distinguish the two, ..."