batement light

noun
bate·​ment light | \ ˈbāt-mənt- \

Definition of batement light

: a window or one division of a window having vertical sides but with the sill curved or inclined (as where it follows the rake of a staircase)

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History and Etymology for batement light

short for abatement; from the reduced line of the window

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“Batement light.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/batement%20light. Accessed 27 Oct. 2021.

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