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  3  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Vault  \Vault\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Vaulted};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Vaulting}.]  [OE.  vouten  OF  volter,  vouter,  F.  vo[^u]ter. 
  See  {Vault}  an  arch.] 
  1.  To  form  with  a  vault,  or  to  cover  with  a  vault;  to  give 
  the  shape  of  an  arch  to  to  arch;  as  vault  a  roof;  to 
  vault  a  passage  to  a  court. 
  The  shady  arch  that  vaulted  the  broad  green  alley. 
  --Sir  W. 
  2.  [See  {Vault},  v.  i.]  To  leap  over  esp.,  to  leap  over  by 
  aid  of  the  hands  or  a  pole;  as  to  vault  a  fence. 
  I  will  vault  credit,  and  affect  high  pleasures. 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Vaulted  \Vault"ed\,  a. 
  1.  Arched;  concave;  as  a  vaulted  roof. 
  2.  Covered  with  an  arch,  or  vault. 
  3.  (Bot.)  Arched  like  the  roof  of  the  mouth,  as  the  upper  lip 
  of  many  ringent  flowers. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  adj  :  having  a  hemispherical  vault  or  dome  [syn:  {domed}] 

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