\ ˈärcht How to pronounce arched (audio) \

Definition of arched

: made with or formed in an arch or a series of arches an arched beam : covered with an arch an arched doorway

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What’s up with those tiny arched windows sprinkled throughout Florence, Italy, that have wooden shutters and sometimes look like mini-me versions of the front door? Ann Lien, House Beautiful, "Wine Windows Were the Original Speakeasies," 1 Apr. 2019 And, in an extreme example of the new burrowing into the old, the architects set up a server closet in one of the arched caverns. Inga Saffron,, "Remember that 'Real World' house? It's now a sleek tech headquarters," 3 May 2018 The second stories of these homes were uniquely tall and featured high, arched windows that extended past the eave of the roof, adding to the heightened appearance of the house. Maggie Burch, House Beautiful, "French Provincial Design Has Always Set the Bar For Casual Elegance," 11 Jan. 2019 The singer took a thick, arched rimming of black kohl to the extreme, fanning it out toward the brow in an angular sweep, as well as along the inner corners of the eye. Christian Allaire, Vogue, "Dua Lipa Proves Why an Extreme Cat Eye Is an Instant Look Changer," 11 Nov. 2018 This third phase of park renovations comes on the heels of a new arched entryway, park paths, a playground and a restroom building. Jeff Rumage, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "How the kidnapping of this purple dinosaur almost ruined a Thiensville park fundraiser," 29 May 2018 The plot sits at the far corner of a field beneath an arched tree. Alex Vadukul, New York Times, "The Forgotten Entertainer Rag," 24 May 2018 There are high ceilings, large arched doorways and lots of big windows. Ottavia Zappala, azcentral, "Mediterranean-style Gold Canyon house reflects the calm of its mountain surroundings," 17 May 2018 Consistent throughout all the rooms are nine-foot ceilings, the use of double-crown molding, 37-inch wainscoting, arched doorways, oak hardwood floors, and French doors that lead to a number of decks and porches, some with gas propane hookup. Karen A. Avitabile,, "Property of the Week: 56 Old Stone Crossing, West Hartford," 3 Aug. 2017

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First Known Use of arched

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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