ogee arch


noun Architecture.

an arch, each haunch of which is an ogee with the concave side uppermost.

Origin of ogee arch

First recorded in 1810–20
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Examples from the Web for ogee arch

  • Most of these conventional patterns are founded on the ogee-arch and a kind of honeycomb pattern, involved and inverted.

    Needlework As Art|Marian Alford

British Dictionary definitions for ogee arch

ogee arch


architect a pointed arch having an S-shaped curve on both sidesSometimes shortened to: ogee Also called: keel arch

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