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[pawr-ti-kohd, pohr-] /ˈpɔr tɪˌkoʊd, ˈpoʊr-/
provided with a portico or porticoes.
Origin of porticoed
First recorded in 1655-65; portico + -ed3
Related forms
unporticoed, adjective Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • The door of the cottage, porticoed with trellis-work, was in the center of the cottage itself.

    The Miracle Man Frank L. Packard
  • And now and then you see a pillared and porticoed great manor-house, embowered in trees.

    Life On The Mississippi, Complete Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
  • There was a porticoed gallery on the top of a house some way off; it had a few plants growing in pipkins, and a drying line.


    Vernon Lee
  • A winding path, lined with laurel bushes, led to the arched and porticoed entrance.

    The Man from Archangel A. Conan Doyle
  • There was no reminiscence of the usual Southern porticoed gable or columned veranda.

  • A short two miles along this road brings us to the porticoed front and white domes of the University Observatory, erected in 1822.

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