batement light

noun

bate·​ment light
ˈbāt-mənt-
: 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)

Word History

Etymology

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 24 Jun. 2024.

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