Definition of Tudor arch
1. Noun. A low elliptical or pointed arch; usually drawn from four centers.
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Literary usage of Tudor arch
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1. History of Architecture: From the Earliest Times; Its Present Condition in by Louisa Caroline Tuthill (1848)
"The tudor arch. Used during the reigns of Henry VIII., James I., and Elizabeth. The Ogee Arch. Used frequently in the Decorated and Perpendicular Gothic. ..."
2. A Dictionary of the Architecture and Archaeology of the Middle Ages by John BRITTON (1838)
"121 ; Clarke's Account of East bury; Hunt's Exemplars of tudor arch., pp. 27, 85; Pugin's Examples of Gothic Arch., vol. ii. p. xviii.; Carter's Anc. Arch., ..."
3. Chamber's Encyclopaedia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge (1888)
"With the last form of the tudor arch we thus reach almost the point of departure in the construction of the arch, and complete our enumeration of its forms. ..."
4. Practical geometry for the architect, engineer, surveyor and mechanic by Edward Wyndham Tarn (1882)
"To apply the ellipse to form the outline of a tudor arch. —Let AC, BC (fig. 103) be the semi-axes of an ellipse of considerable eccentricity, ..."
5. The Architecture of Country Houses: Including Designs for Cottages, Farm by Andrew Jackson Downing (1859)
"178. Interior in a simple Gothic Style.] mouldings. In Fig. 178, the bay-window opening at the end of the parlor, in this style, shows the tudor arch, ..."