broach spire

noun

Definition of broach spire

: an octagonal spire rising from a square tower without an intervening parapet, the four angles of the tower being covered by corner segments of a pyramid seeming to penetrate the spire

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“Broach spire.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/broach%20spire. Accessed 7 Aug. 2022.

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