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ogee arch

noun, Architecture.
an arch, each haunch of which is an ogee with the concave side uppermost.
Origin of ogee arch
1810-20 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • 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
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ogee arch

(architect) a pointed arch having an S-shaped curve on both sides Sometimes shortened to ogee Also called keel arch
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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