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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Part of an interior wall rising above the adjacent roof with windows admitting light.

Usage examples (35)
  • I thought the term clerestory window was pronounced like cler-est-or-eee.
  • There are two small windows in the west wall to light the wall passage to the clerestory, which is reached by a gallery running across the base of the north window.
  • The 'clerestory' of the sixteenth century is full of painted glass.
  • The clerestory windows are partly concealed by the vaulting. for more
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