vaulted

adjective
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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Each tiny house has 13-foot vaulted ceilings that make the homes feel more spacious. Carla Jean Whitley, al.com, "Plan your next weekend lake trip with this handy guide," 10 July 2019 Among the three bedrooms and three bathrooms is a master suite with vaulted ceilings and French doors that open to a patio. Neal J. Leitereg And Lauren Beale, latimes.com, "Hot Property Newsletter: Summertime, and the livin’ is easy," 29 June 2019 The one-story plan features a living room with vaulted ceilings, spacious island kitchen, butler’s pantry, breakfast room, study, dining room, game room and more. Houston Chronicle, "Final opportunities remain at Valencia at Rock Creek," 23 June 2019 Alas, nothing remains in situ of Fersen’s furnishings and objets d’art, although historic photographs blown up large and displayed in the vaulted drawing room give a sense of its crowded fin de siècle glamour. Hamish Bowles, Vogue, "Exploring Villa Lysis, an Aesthete’s Retreat in Capri," 28 June 2018 The vaulted living room housed a fifteen-foot Christmas tree every year. Smith Henderson, Popular Mechanics, "You Could Live Here Alone Forever," 11 Jan. 2017 The open concept offers a spacious living room, dining room and kitchen area with vaulted ceilings. Landed Gentry Homes And Communities, The Seattle Times, "Free Tulip Festival passes available with model tour," 11 Apr. 2019 On the original vaulted terrace, the Spanish Colonial dining table is from the antiques shop El Arcon, the slipcovers on the chairs are of a silk ikat, the table linens are by Ortiz, and the fan is from Fanimation. Vanessa Lawrence, ELLE Decor, "This Colombian Fashion Designer Brings a Sophisticated Spirit Into Her Cartagena Home," 9 Aug. 2018 That prompted chuckles that rang from the vaulted arches inside the Washington National Cathedral. Deb Riechmann, The Seattle Times, "Memories of Bush humor brought smiles to sorrowful farewell," 5 Dec. 2018

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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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vaulted

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of vaulted

: built in the form of an arch

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