vault·​ed | \ˈvȯl-təd \

Definition of vaulted 

1 : built in the form of a vault : arched

2 : covered with a vault

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The interior has an industrial-era feel, with a cast iron stairway, brick, decorative columns, tile, high-vaulted ceilings, and exposed steel structural accents. Julia Preszler,, "Dancing for memory, a clothing drive, and a new restaurant," 1 June 2018 Thoughtful home designs use open floor plans and high or vaulted ceilings to create the feeling of larger homes. James Alexander,, "Property of the Week: Flanders Woods, Coventry," 27 Apr. 2017 The master suite, set under vaulted ceilings, opens up to one of two balconies. Neal J. Leitereg,, "'West Wing' star Rob Lowe seeks $47 million for empty nest in Montecito," 30 June 2018 Enter this 1985 contemporary and step up to a big living room with vaulted ceilings, skylights, and sliders to a wraparound deck with hot tub. Jon Gorey,, "For sale: Homes built centuries apart in Upton," 22 June 2018 The two-story ranch-style house, built in 1900 on 260 acres, with vaulted ceilings, a wraparound porch, three bedrooms, two baths and 3,349 square feet ($261 a square foot). Janet Eastman,, "The most expensive homes in each of Oregon's counties (photos)," 12 June 2018 The main floor features a large great room with vaulted ceilings, a picturesque dining room that appears to float in the trees, remodeled kitchen, family room and two large bedrooms with baths. Maureen C. Gilmer, Indianapolis Star, "Hot Property: Treehouse on the water can be yours for $835,000," 15 June 2018 The sunroom, set under vaulted ceilings, opens to a pool. Jack Flemming,, "Designer Kim Gordon’s latest gem hits the market in Santa Monica for $8.45 million," 14 June 2018 Putin, who has sought to restore Russia’s military and diplomatic prominence on the world stage, focused almost entirely on domestic issues in his speech after taking the oath of office in a vast, vaulted Kremlin hall glittering with gold leaf. Washington Post, "Putin vows to boost Russian economy as he begins 4th term," 8 May 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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English Language Learners Definition of vaulted

: built in the form of an arch

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