\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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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 Upstairs, two bedrooms with arched windows run the depth of the house, with a full bathroom between them. Jon Gorey,, "For sale: Homes with air conditioning in every room," 13 July 2018 This open space — with 15-foot ceilings, six arched windows, two skylights and two wood-burning fireplaces — has several functions. Vivian Marino, New York Times, "A SoHo Triplex on the Market for $65 Million," 14 June 2018 On a recent afternoon, the ring tone cut through the din of a cafe in Jodhpur’s old city, a maze of arched windows and carved doorways gently moldering in the dust and heat. Author: Shashank Bengali, Anchorage Daily News, "In India, ‘child marriage is like a disease’," 24 June 2018

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14th century, in the meaning defined above

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