noun \ˈō-ˌjē\
variants: or less commonly


Definition of ogee

  1. 1 :  a molding with an S-shaped profile

  2. 2 :  a pointed arch having on each side a reversed curve near the apex — see arch illustration

Origin and Etymology of ogee

obsolete English ogee ogive; from the use of such moldings in ogives

First Known Use: 1611

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