Origin of ogee
Examples from the Web for ogee
The arcading under the window, a series of ogee arches, is worthy of notice.Bell's Cathedrals: Wimborne Minster and Christchurch Priory|Thomas Perkins
When was the ogee arch introduced, and how long did it prevail?The Principles of Gothic Ecclesiastical Architecture, Elucidated by Question and Answer, 4th ed.|Matthew Holbeche Bloxam
Second, because the ogee has in it, in a combined form, the outlines of nearly all the other types.Carpentry for Boys|J. S. Zerbe
Two fairly well formed Swastikas appear, both of the ogee style, with the ends curved to the right.
In one of the specimens the ogee ends finish in a point; in the other they finish in a spiral volute turning upon itself.
British Dictionary definitions for ogee
Word Origin for ogee
Word Origin and History for ogee
"S-shaped molding," 1670s, from French ogive "diagonal rib of a vault," earlier augive, of unknown origin. Related: ogival.