safety arch

noun

: an undecorated arch used for purely constructional reasons

Word History

First Known Use

1834, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of safety arch was in 1834

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“Safety arch.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/safety%20arch. Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.

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