\ ˈärcht \

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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Jutting out over the lake’s shore and connecting to land via steel piles, the 540-square-foot prefab rooms have a sumptuous arched shape that’s reminiscent of a boat’s bow. Jenny Xie, Curbed, "The 7 most impressive prefab homes from 2018," 27 Dec. 2018 To see its curved train topped by a rounded veil (said to be inspired by a humble coal scuttle) illuminated by a shaft of sunlight coming through a window with a similarly arched shape was to experience a holy trinity of fashion, art, and meaning. Laird Borrelli-persson, Vogue, "“Heavenly Bodies” Is Officially the Met’s No. 1 Exhibit of All Time," 11 Oct. 2018 Now, New York Pilates has given it a cathedral-like feel, with whitewashed brick walls, birch flooring, and a trio of soaring arched windows that let in natural light. Laura Regensdorf, Vogue, "These 5 Pilates Studios Have Fierce—and Incredibly Fit—Followings for a Reason," 21 Sep. 2018 Celebrities and social media stars are participating in the most recent trend, #BarbieFeet, by posing with arched feet similar to the plastic toy in photos. Lauren Castle, azcentral, "Valley of the dolls: Barbie collectors hit Phoenix resort scene for 2018 convention," 13 July 2018 Carrillo presents her in an ecstatic swoon - pen in one hand, rosary in the other - her arched body bent to God's will. Victoria Dalkey, sacbee, "Crocker showcases diversity of Eduardo Carrillo's work, from realism to myth and fantasy," 6 July 2018 Its arched fireplace is flanked by windows that look out onto the ocean. Liz Stinson, Curbed, "Dome home designed to withstand hurricanes on the market for $5M," 25 June 2018 Past the dining room is the butcher block kitchen, which sports a double oven, island with gas cooktop, and a big arched alcove with sink and open shelving. Jon Gorey,, "For sale: Bungalows in Needham and Weston," 18 May 2018 Two booths tucked into a dramatic arched alcove are surrounded by cheeky green wallpaper in a Western motif. Mark Kurlyandchik, Detroit Free Press, "First Look: Lovers Only begins slinging burgers out of stylish Capitol Park digs Friday," 8 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of arched

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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