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œil-de-bœuf


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(pl. œils-de-bœuf).

1 Elliptical ox-eye window, often with four key-stones among the dressings, and frequently associated with mansard roofs.

2 Loosely, oculus, but only of elliptical, not circular, form.

Subjects: Architecture.


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