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ogee arch

noun Architecture.
  1. an arch, each haunch of which is an ogee with the concave side uppermost.
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Origin of ogee arch

First recorded in 1810–20
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Historical Examples

  • 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

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