severy

noun sev·ery \ˈsev(ə)rē\

Definition of severy

plural

-es

  1. :  a section or compartment of a vaulted roof; especially :  a bay of a Gothic vaulted ceiling

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Origin and Etymology of severy

Middle English severie, from Middle French civoire, ciboire ciborium, severy, from Medieval Latin ciborium — more at ciborium


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