cross vault


: a vault formed by the intersection of two or more simple vaults

called also cross vaulting

Word History

First Known Use

1850, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of cross vault was in 1850

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“Cross vault.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 May. 2024.

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