Definition of Spandrils

1. Noun. (plural of spandril) ¹



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Definition of Spandrils

1. spandril [n] - See also: spandril

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Spandrils

spanakopita
spanakopitas
spancel
spanceled
spanceling
spancelled
spancelling
spancels
spandex
spandexes
spandite
spandites
spandrel
spandrels
spandril
spandrils (current term)
spane
spaned
spaneria
spanerias
spanes
spang
spange
spanged
spanger
spanghew
spanghewed
spanghewing
spanghews
spanging

Literary usage of Spandrils

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1. The Christian Remembrancer by William Scott (1843)
"In general, however, the spandrils do not extend beyond the purlin. We may take as an example the roof of the nave of All-Saints' church, Stamford. ..."

2. The Antiquary by Edward Walford, John Charles Cox, George Latimer Apperson (1890)
"It has the frequent central device of the sacred monogram within a circular cable, and foliated spandrils somewhat coarsely engraved; but it differs from ..."

3. An essay on the origin and development of window tracery in England by Edward Augustus Freeman (1851)
"I will only allude to two classes; one, a Transitional form, in which the ogee lights are divided by Perpendicular lines, the spandrils being ..."

4. Account of a Tour in Normandy by Dawson Turner (1820)
"The circular ornaments inserted in the spandrils of the arches of the choir, possess, as a friend of mine observes, somewhat of the Moorish, or, perhaps, ..."

5. Archaeologia Cambrensis by Cambrian Archaeological Association, Thomas Rowland Powel, Donald Moore (1861)
"The roof is quite flat, like that of the nave, boarded, with principals and ribs deeply moulded ; the principals having their spandrils richly cut into ..."

6. London; Being an Accurate History and Description of the British Metropolis by David Hughson (1809)
"... and over that in the point of the whole, a trefoil. The pediment of each compartment is richly fronted with leaves. The spandrils of ..."

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