ogee

noun
\ ˈō-ˌjē How to pronounce ogee (audio) \
variants: or less commonly OG

Definition of ogee

1 : a molding with an S-shaped profile
2 : a pointed arch having on each side a reversed curve near the apex — see arch illustration

First Known Use of ogee

1611, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for ogee

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

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“Ogee.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ogee. Accessed 7 May. 2021.

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