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  1. having a cusp or cusps; cusplike.
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Also cus·pate [kuhs-pit, -peyt] /ˈkʌs pɪt, -peɪt/, cus·pat·ed.

Origin of cusped

First recorded in 1815–25; cusp + -ed3
Related formsun·cusped, adjective
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  • The arches are cusped like the windows, but are stilted and segmental.

    Portuguese Architecture

    Walter Crum Watson

  • The cusped arch, too, was it actually not intended to imitate vegetation?

    Health and Education

    Charles Kingsley

  • I agree that the cusped arch is not meant to imitate a leaf.

    Health and Education

    Charles Kingsley

  • The tympana of the choir triforium arches are filled with plate tracery, quatrefoil and cusped.

  • It contains three pointed and cusped lancets on each side, and is without buttresses.

    Scottish Cathedrals and Abbeys

    Dugald Butler and Herbert Story