Definition of Tiercerons
1. tierceron [n] - See also: tierceron
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Literary usage of Tiercerons
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"... until both became compositions of fine lines of light and shade, was carried further in England than elsewhere, and the introduction of tiercerons, ..."
2. Mediaeval Church Vaulting by Clarence Ward (1915)
"In the second place, it furnished admirable abutment for tiercerons or intermediate ribs,220 which were perhaps suggested by such a vault as Lincoln choir ..."
3. The Mediæval Church Architecture of England by Charles Herbert Moore (1912)
"tiercerons not being in vertical planes, their opposite branches meet on plan at an ... The tiercerons c meet on the longitudinal ridge rib which gives them ..."
4. Architecture and Urbanization in Colonial Chiapas, Mexico by Sidney David Markman (1984)
"The rib pattern may be described as follows: a short transverse and a longitudinal rib cross at right angles on the crown of the vault to which tiercerons ..."
5. The Ecclesiastical Architecture of Scotland from the Earliest Christian by David MacGibbon, Thomas Ross (1896)
"874) is groined, and has main and subsidiary ribs or tiercerons. This is not usual in the collegiate churches of the fifteenth century, in which the pointed ..."