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oriel (ôr´ēəl), projecting or bay window in an upper story, supported on brackets, corbels, or an engaged column, usually polygonal or curved in plan. It is most characteristic of the late medieval and early Renaissance period in England, where it was a favorite feature in civic and domestic buildings, but it is also found in France and Germany during the same period. The term is often loosely but incorrectly applied to any bay window.

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o·ri·el / ˈôrēəl/ • n. a projection from the wall of a building, typically supported from the ground or by corbels. ∎  (also oriel window) a window in such a structure. ∎  a projecting window, often on an upper story; a bay window.

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oriel †porch; gallery, balcony, upper storey XIV; windowed recess projecting from a building XV; o. window XVIII. ME. oriole — OF. oriol, eurieul passage, gallery, of unkn. orig.

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oriel a large polygonal recess in a building, typically built out from an upper storey and supported from the ground or on corbels; a window in such a structure.

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oriel, oriole, oryel. Large bay-window projecting from the naked of a wall on an upper storey, supported on brackets, corbels, a pier, or engaged column.

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