Definition for arcaded (2 of 2)
- a series of arches supported on piers or columns.
- an arched, roofed-in gallery.Compare colonnade.
verb (used with object), ar·cad·ed, ar·cad·ing.
Examples from the Web for arcaded
The cloister is a work of the fifteenth century, an irregular square in plan, and arcaded with a good simple open arcade.Some Account of Gothic Architecture in Spain|George Edmund Street
Some of them are arcaded, and the Gothic houses are still very numerous.Brick and Marble in the Middle Ages|George Edmund Street
He walked through a second door opening on an arcaded passageway toward the kitchen––not a soul was in sight.Nan of Music Mountain|Frank H. Spearman
About 1309 the arcaded sea-front was begun; and the design then adopted was accurately followed along the whole external faade.
Arcaded buttresses with octagonal turrets rise on each side.The Cathedrals of Great Britain|P. H. Ditchfield
British Dictionary definitions for arcaded
Word Origin for arcade
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).