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CROSS SPRINGER

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Originally appearing in Volume V07, Page 510 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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CROSS SPRINGER, in architecture, the block from which the diagonal ribs of a vault spring or start: the top of the springer is known as the skewback (see ARCH).
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