Blindstory
Blindstory Blind"sto`ry, n. (Arch.) The triforium as opposed to the clearstory. [1913 Webster]

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  • blindstory — [blīnd′stôr΄ē] n. pl. blindstories Archit. 1. a windowless story 2. in Gothic churches, a gallery (triforium) without windows, above the main arches …   English World dictionary

  • blindstory — /bluynd stawr ee, stohr ee/, n., pl. blindstories. Archit. a story, or major horizontal division of a wall, having no exterior windows or other major openings. [1510 20; BLIND + STORY2] * * * …   Universalium

  • blindstory — blind·story …   English syllables

  • blindstory — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ noun : a story without windows; specifically : the triforium of a Gothic church without windows in the outer wall * * * /bluynd stawr ee, stohr ee/, n., pl. blindstories. Archit. a story, or major horizontal division of a wall,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • apse — Synonyms and related words: Easter sepulcher, ambry, arcade, arcature, arch, arched roof, archway, baptistery, blindstory, camber, ceilinged roof, chancel, choir, cloisters, concameration, concha, confessional, confessionary, cove, crypt, cupola …   Moby Thesaurus

  • baptistery — Synonyms and related words: Easter sepulcher, affusion, ambry, apse, aspergation, aspersion, baptism, baptismal gown, baptismal regeneration, baptizement, blindstory, chancel, choir, chrismal, christening, cloisters, confessional, confessionary,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • chancel — Synonyms and related words: Easter sepulcher, ambry, apse, baptistery, blindstory, choir, cloisters, confessional, confessionary, crypt, diaconicon, diaconicum, nave, porch, presbytery, rood loft, rood stair, rood tower, sacrarium, sacristy,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • choir — Synonyms and related words: Easter sepulcher, Liederkranz, Liedertafel, a cappella, ambry, apse, baptistery, blindstory, chamber chorus, chancel, choral group, choral society, choral symphony, chorale, chorus, claviature, cloisters, confessional …   Moby Thesaurus

  • cloister — Synonyms and related words: Easter sepulcher, abbey, access, adytum, aisle, alley, ambry, ambulatory, aperture, apse, arcade, areaway, artery, ashram, avenue, baptistery, blindstory, bottle up, box in, box up, breezeway, cabin, cage, casket, cell …   Moby Thesaurus

  • confessional — Synonyms and related words: Easter sepulcher, admissive, ambry, apse, baptistery, blindstory, canonical, chancel, choir, cloisters, confessionary, creedal, crypt, diaconicon, diaconicum, doctrinal, dogmatic, nave, porch, presbytery, rood loft,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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