He sat in an alcove, by a large, polished window of the club.
In the drawing-room there was an alcove concealed by a large curtain.
It was all empty; there was only the great crucifix in the alcove.
"Can't have—" She broke off at a low bell from the alcove behind her.
The piano occupied one corner of an alcove off the large backroom.
Startled by the fall of the bust, he had fled for refuge to the bottom of the alcove.
Ben Aboo had tried to follow them, but he had been killed in the alcove of the patio.
“I agree,” replied Ling Foo, tossing his pipe into the alcove.
Unable to believe that his delightful experiences were but the memories of sleep he turned to the alcove.
At the far end, in the centre of a kind of alcove, is the Sultan's throne.
1670s, "vaulted recess," from French alcôve (17c.), from Spanish alcoba, from Arabic al-qobbah "the vaulted chamber," from Semitic base q-b-b "to be bent, crooked, vaulted."