From the center of what would be the lobby, you could look up, straight up nine flights, to a vaulted glass ceiling.
Its vaulted entertainment industry is under assault from other tax-friendly states looking to pick off lucrative filming gigs.
But how many of us, thus sunk in despair, have not been vaulted back to equilibrium by another look at Groundhog Day?
"arched roof or ceiling," c.1300, vaute, from Old French voute "arch, vaulted roof," from Vulgar Latin *volta, contraction of *volvita, noun use of fem. of *volvitus, alteration of Latin volutus "bowed, arched," past participle of volvere "to turn, turn around, roll" (see volvox). The -l- appeared in English c.1400.
"a leap," 1763, from vault (v.).
"jump or leap over," 1530s (implied in vaulting), from Middle French volter "to gambol, leap," from Italian voltare "to turn," from Vulgar Latin *volvitare "to turn, leap," frequentative of Latin volvere "to turn, turn around, roll" (see volvox). Related: Vaulted; vaulting.