What does flèche mean?

Definitions for flèchefleɪʃ, flɛʃ

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word flèche.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Fleche(noun)

    a simple fieldwork, consisting of two faces forming a salient angle pointing outward and open at the gorge

  2. Origin: [F. flche, prop., an arrow.]

Freebase

  1. Flèche

    {{move|Ridge turret}} A flèche is used in French architecture to refer to a spire and in English to refer to a lead-covered timber spire, or spirelet. These are placed on the ridges of church or cathedral roofs and are usually relatively small. However, larger versions can be found on cathedrals such as Amiens Cathedral, Notre Dame de Paris and Coventry Cathedral. The highest flèche in the world was built in the end of 19th century for Rouen Cathedral. Its height is 157 metres.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Flèche

    flāsh, n. a spire generally: the slender spire rising from the intersection of the nave and transepts in some large churches: (fort.) a parapet with two faces forming a salient angle at the foot of a glacis. [Fr., 'an arrow.']

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of flèche in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of flèche in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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