Origin of arcaded
- a series of arches supported on piers or columns.
- an arched, roofed-in gallery.Compare colonnade.
- an arched or covered passageway, usually with shops on each side.
- an establishment, public area, etc., containing games of a mechanical and electronic type, as pinball and video games, that can be played by a customer for a fee.
- an ornamental carving, as on a piece of furniture, in the form of a row of arches.
- to provide with an arcade.
Origin of arcade
Examples from the Web for arcaded
Now these houses are arcaded, and so are those on the south side of the square.From a Terrace in Prague
Lieut.-Col. B. Granville Baker
The pilasters and the arcaded ends are also slightly decorated with foliage.Travels in South Kensington
Moncure Daniel Conway
With bevelled panels and drawers and arcaded panels and ends.Chats on Cottage and Farmhouse Furniture
At one end of the arcaded street is the curious Fontaine des Elephants.Europe from a Motor Car
The side and ends have arcaded 55panelling containing shields of arms.Bell's Cathedrals: The Churches of Coventry
Frederic W. Woodhouse
- a set of arches and their supporting columns
- a covered and sometimes arched passageway, usually with shops on one or both sides
- a building, or part of a building, with an arched roof
Word Origin and History for arcaded
1731 (as arcado, from 1640s), from Italian arcata "arch of a bridge," from arco "arc," from Latin arcus (see arc). Applied to passages formed by a succession of arches, avenues of trees, and ultimately to any covered avenue, especially one lined with shops (1731) or amusements; hence arcade game (1977).