from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Forming an arch or a curve like that of an arch.
  • adj. Provided, made, or covered with an arch.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Curved.
  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of arch. (to curve)
  • v. To have made curved.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Made with an arch or curve; covered with an arch.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Made with an arch or curve; covered or spanned with an arch; having the form of an arch; composed of an arch or arches.
  • Specifically In heraldry, applied to an ordinary both sides of which are bowed alike in the form of an arch. Also archy, arché, archy-flected, and concaved.—

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. forming or resembling an arch
  • adj. constructed with or in the form of an arch or arches


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