oriel window

noun ori·el window \ ˈȯr-ē-əl- \
|Updated on: 8 Jul 2018

Definition of oriel window

: a large bay window projecting from a wall and supported by a corbel or bracket called also oriel

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Origin and Etymology of oriel window

Middle English, porch, oriel, from Anglo-French oriol


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