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alcove

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1 a freestanding airy structure in a scenic setting (as a park) typically offering commanding views
  • a small alcove in one corner of the backyard garden

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2 a hollowed-out space in a wall
  • an ancient vase in an alcove and a sculpture of Achilles on a stand in the museum's Greek Hall

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The first known use of alcove was in 1655

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“Alcove.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/alcove. Accessed 30 Nov. 2020.

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