cinquefoiled

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

cinquefoil +‎ -ed

Adjective[edit]

cinquefoiled (not comparable)

  1. Having five lobes or having the shape of a cinquefoil.
    • 1834, Collectanea topographica et genealogica, page 211:
      The nave has, on the north side, one single trefoiled window, and another of two lights cinquefoiled. The south side has a window of two lights cinquefoiled, and another of two lights trefoiled.
    • 1913, Francis Bond, An Introduction to English Church Architecture from the Eleventh to the Sixteenth Century, page 632:
      Edingthorpe, Norfolk. — A window with two ogee-headed lights, both cinquefoiled, supporting a centrepiece pointed above and ogee below. In it is inscribed a quatrefoil with double foliation.
    • 1959, Royal Commission on Historical Monuments (England), An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in the City of Cambridge:
      The E. wall is continued to form the end wall of the N. range and contains the E. window of the old Chapel under a gable flanked, on the N., by a square turret with stone quoins and one and two-light windows with cinquefoiled openings ...