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pointed arch

  • n  an arch with a pointed apex; characteristic of Gothic architecture
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  • On her word
    Sixth-grader reflects on experiences at Scripps National Spelling Bee In round three of the 2013 Scripps National Spelling Bee on Friday, Divya Amirtharaj wasn’t thrown a bit when asked to complete a sentence defining the word “ogival.” “I knew it meant a pointed arch,” she said on Monday of the word pronounced oh-jive-al. The descriptive definitions put before her, however, included “bullet ...
    June 7, 2013 - Portland Tribune

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