vault·​ed | \ ˈvȯl-təd How to pronounce vaulted (audio) \

Definition of vaulted

1 : built in the form of a vault : arched
2 : covered with a vault

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Recent Examples on the Web Like a vaulted dome, the status of Istanbul’s Hagia Sophia — the byzantine cathedral turned Ottoman mosque turned preeminent global tourist destination — has long hung over the rule of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Washington Post, "The trouble with making Hagia Sophia a mosque again," 13 July 2020 The church, built of stone, brick and mortar, originally had a vaulted ceiling that was damaged by two earthquakes in the early 1800s, Huerta said. USA TODAY, "Fire destroys much of 249-year-old church in California," 12 July 2020 Unwind and catch up in the great room, which has a vaulted ceiling and French doors that open to the outdoor oasis. Dallas News, "Turtle Creek custom home in University Park showcased," 12 July 2020 The master suite provides a vaulted ceiling, a jetted tub and access to the backyard. Dallas News, "Homes hit the hot summer market," 5 July 2020 Dense landscaping surrounds the brick exterior of house, which opens to more than 5,000 square feet of living spaces with vaulted ceilings, hardwood floors and a stone fireplace. Randy Tucker, The Enquirer, "On The Market: $2.4M 'Country Squire' estate in Villa Hills," 3 July 2020 The entry leads to a living room with wood flooring, a vaulted ceiling, a fireplace and a skylight. Dallas News, "Homes are selling in this hot market, according to Allie Beth Allman & Associates," 21 June 2020 Wood flooring extends through the living and dining areas and an office/library with a vaulted ceiling. Dallas News, "Firm showcases residences ideal for sheltering in place, working from home," 31 May 2020 To Luca, the place was enchanting: the lemon trees in the courtyard, the vaulted ceilings, the Ottoman furniture, the black-and-white photographs on the walls. Janine Di Giovanni, Travel + Leisure, "A Former War Reporter Discovers a New Side to Jerusalem 17 Years Later," 21 May 2020

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First Known Use of vaulted

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for vaulted

Middle English vowted, yvowted, from past participle of vowten "to vault entry 2," or from voute vault entry 1 + -ed -ed entry 1

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22 Jul 2020

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“Vaulted.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Aug. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of vaulted

: built in the form of an arch

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