Lychnoscope
Lychnoscope \Lych"no*scope\, n. [Gr. ? + -scope.] (Arch.) Same as {Low side window}, under Low, a. [1913 Webster]

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  • lychnoscope — lychnoscopic /lik neuh skop ik/, adj. /lik neuh skohp /, n. See lowside window. [1835 45; < Gk lýchn(os) lamp + O + SCOPE] * * * …   Universalium

  • lychnoscope — lych·no·scope …   English syllables

  • lychnoscope — …   Useful english dictionary

  • lowside window — /loh suyd / (in medieval English churches) a window set low in the outside wall, permitting the interior to be seen from the outside. Also, low side window. Also called lychnoscope. [1840 50; LOW1 + SIDE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • low side window — noun : a window in medieval churches that is narrow, near the ground, and out of the line of the other windows called also lychnoscope …   Useful english dictionary

  • lychnoscopic — adjective see lychnoscope …   Useful english dictionary

  • lowside window — /loh suyd / (in medieval English churches) a window set low in the outside wall, permitting the interior to be seen from the outside. Also, low side window. Also called lychnoscope. [1840 50; LOW1 + SIDE1] …   Useful english dictionary

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