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Clerestory (noun)  In architecture, a wall rising above adjacent rooftops and having windows admitting daylight to the interior. A common feature of Gothic and Romanesque cathedrals, a clerestory provides light and air to what otherwise may be dark spaces. A clerestory may also be a design feature of modern homes. Originating in the 14th / 15th century, from late Middle English. Norwich Cathedral, a view of … More Word of the day