cross-springer (plural cross-springers)
- (architecture) One of the ribs in a groined arch, springing from the corners in a diagonal direction.
Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for cross-springer in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)