broach spire

1. восьмиугольный в плане шпиль, воздвигнутый над четырёхугольной башней без парапета и прохода за ним
2. церковный шпиль
3. шпиль

English-Russian architecture dictionary. 2015.

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  • broach spire — noun Etymology: broach (I) : an octagonal spire rising from a square tower without an intervening parapet, the four angles of the tower being covered by corner segments of a pyramid seeming to penetrate the spire …   Useful english dictionary

  • broach spire — noun an octagonal church spire rising from a square tower without a parapet …   English new terms dictionary

  • broach spire — /ˈbroʊtʃ spaɪə/ (say brohch spuyuh) noun an octagonal spire rising from a square tower …   Australian English dictionary

  • broach — broacher, n. /brohch/, n. 1. Mach. an elongated, tapered, serrated cutting tool for shaping and enlarging holes. 2. a spit for roasting meat. 3. a gimlet for tapping casks. 4. (in a lock) a pin receiving the barrel of a key. 5. Also, broach spire …   Universalium

  • spire — spire1 spireless, adj. /spuyeur/, n., v., spired, spiring. n. 1. a tall, acutely pointed pyramidal roof or rooflike construction upon a tower, roof, etc. 2. a similar construction forming the upper part of a steeple. See illus. under steeple. 3.… …   Universalium

  • broach — /broʊtʃ / (say brohch) noun 1. Machinery an elongated and tapered tool with serrations which enlarges a given hole as the tool is pulled through the hole, which may be round, square, etc. 2. (in a lock) the pin about which the barrel of the key… …   Australian English dictionary

  • broach —   v.t. introduce; raise for discussion; pierce, tap; n. pointed tool; roasting spit.    ♦ broach spire, octagonal church spire rising from square base …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • broach — v. & n. v.tr. 1 raise (a subject) for discussion. 2 pierce (a cask) to draw liquor. 3 open and start using contents of (a box, bale, bottle, etc.). 4 begin drawing (liquor). n. 1 a bit for boring. 2 a roasting spit. Phrases and idioms: broach… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Broach — Broach, n. [OE. broche, F. broche, fr. LL. brocca; prob. of Celtic origin; cf. W. proc thrust, stab, Gael. brog awl. Cf. {Brooch}.] 1. A spit. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] He turned a broach that had worn a crown. Bacon. [1913 Webster] 2. An awl; a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • broach-steeple —  a pyramidical spire, from its being pointed like a broach or spit N …   A glossary of provincial and local words used in England

  • broach — North Country (Newcastle) Words a spire or steeple …   English dialects glossary

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