rowlock arch


Definition of rowlock arch

: an arch in which voussoirs are arranged in separate concentric rings each forming an arch

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First Known Use of rowlock arch

1860, in the meaning defined above

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“Rowlock arch.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Mar. 2021.

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