stump tracery

noun

Definition of stump tracery

: tracery in late German Gothic architecture in which the molded bar seems to pass through itself in its convolutions and is then cut off short so that a section of the molding is seen at the end of each similar stump

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“Stump tracery.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/stump%20tracery. Accessed 3 Aug. 2021.

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