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coved


coved


  1  definition  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cove  \Cove\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Coved}  (k?vd);  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Coving}.]  (Arch.) 
  To  arch  over  to  build  in  a  hollow  concave  form  to  make  in 
  the  form  of  a  cove. 
 
  The  mosques  and  other  buildings  of  the  Arabians  are 
  rounded  into  domes  and  coved  roofs.  --H. 
  Swinburne. 
 
  {Coved  ceiling},  a  ceiling,  the  part  of  which  next  the  wail 
  is  constructed  in  a  cove. 
 
  {Coved  vault},  a  vault  composed  of  four  coves  meeting  in  a 
  central  point,  and  therefore  the  reverse  of  a  groined 
  vault.