Also called: spirelet a slender spire, esp over the intersection of the nave and transept ridges of a church roof
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(flā′shiz; Fr. flesh).USA pronunciation
- Architecturea steeple or spire, esp. one in the Gothic style, emerging from the ridge of a roof.
- [Fort.]a fieldwork consisting of two faces forming a salient angle with an open gorge.
- Sport[Fencing.]a method of attack with saber or épée in which the attacker leaves from the rear foot and advances rapidly toward the opponent.
- Gmc. Cf. fly1
- French: literally, arrow, probably