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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

Examples of arched in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Sidelights and an arched transom window lend a decorative appearance to the entry door. Lauren Beale, Forbes, 8 Nov. 2021 Art Deco shapes on headboards and hallway rugs, as well as arched doorways and an earth-tone palette, are strong signatures, while some rooms contain Okoumé wood storage units that channel Le Corbusier’s Cabanon. New York Times, 21 Apr. 2022 Most impressive is the Church of the Dormition with its double-arched, bell hung portico impossibly carved into the mountain face. Melanie Hamilton, CNN, 28 Nov. 2021 Some people may not know that the block-long rows of homes, distinguished by tall, arched windows, occupy what once was a train station and a freight warehouse built 141 years ago for the Spokane, Portland & Seattle Railway. oregonlive, 6 Apr. 2022 Steps off the circular driveway lead up to a portico supported by thick columns and protecting an arched double entry door. Lauren Beale, Forbes, 13 Mar. 2022 Not only are 1920s beauty trends making the rounds on TikTok right now, but thin, arched eyebrows are all over runways, too. Nicola Dall'asen, Allure, 23 Feb. 2022 Its arched door is formed from wrought iron grapes and grapevines, inside a frame of textured steel. Judy Rose, Detroit Free Press, 24 Oct. 2021 An arched double-door opens to a stunning foyer with its own brick wall. Gabrielle Chung,, 13 Aug. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of arched

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Arched.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Jun. 2022.

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