Gothic arch

noun

: a pointed arch
especially : one with a joint instead of a keystone at its apex

Word History

First Known Use

1739, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Gothic arch was in 1739

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“Gothic arch.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Gothic%20arch. Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

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