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Lucarne: A lucarne is defined as a "small gabled opening in a roof or a spire".

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Google previewHistoric English Churches (2011)

A Guide to Their Construction, Design and Features by Geoffrey R. Sharpe

A lucarne is a small window projecting from the face of a spire in the form of a dormer and may be capped with either a miniature gable termed a gablet or a decorative finial. The primary purpose ofa lucarne is to provide ventilation within the ...

Google previewThe Building News and Engineering Journal (1876)

The lucarne is a feature which is par excellence a French one, though English architects have largely adopted it of late years under the better-known cognomen of " dormer." It originally sprang from a necessity ; the steep roofs of the middle ...

Google previewIllustrated Dictionary of Historic Architecture (2013)

by Cyril M. Harris

lucarne A small dormer window in a roof or spire. lucullite A variety of black marble used in ancient Roman construction; first brought to Rome from Assan on the Nile River. ludion An ancient Greek term for a tile used as a brick. luffer board ...

Google previewUltimate Visual Dictionary (2011)

by DK

strut ' lucarne at the top of the dome; and A window LANTERN AND an onion dome, which has Mortiseeande j UPPER DOME - tenon joint Ogeee TIMBERING' a Circular or polygonal base ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney (1903)

See Lwcanidae and stag- - lucarne (lū-kärn'), n. [& F. lucarne, OF. lucarne, a roof- window (= Goth. lukarn, a light, lamp), (L. lucerna, a lamp: see lucern1.] A dormer - or roof-window; also, a light or small window in a spire. - lucasite (lū'kas-it), n.

Google previewThe Century dictionary and cyclopedia (1906)

a work of universal reference in all departments of knowledge with a new atlas of the world by William Dwight Whitney, Benjamin Eli Smith

lucarne (lu-karn'), n. [< P. lucarne, OF. lu- carne, a robf-window (= Goth, lukarn, ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: Dictionary (1899)

by William Dwight Whitney, Benjamin Eli Smith

lucarne (lū-kärn'), n. [K F. lucarne, OF. lucarne, a roof-window (= Goth. lukarn, ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney ... rev. & enl. under the superintendence of Benjamin E. Smith (1914)

by William Dwight Whitney, Benjamin Eli Smith

lucarne (lu-karn'), n. [< F. lucarne, an alteration of OF. lucane, lucanne, luquenne ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary (1914)

An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language

See lucarne. Lucchese (lū-kés' ...

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Scrabble value of L1U1C3A1R1N1E1

The value of this 7-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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