Arched


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Arched

Shapes formed by the curved, pointed, or rounded upper part of openings or supporting members.
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She, with a still-smiling countenance, took his arm, and passed with him under a low arched door, which by a vaulted passage, lighted only at the farther end, led to a stone staircase around an angle of stone.
So they led her to the lofty gate, and here, from sky to earth, a lovely rainbow arched its radiant colors in the sun.
A thick canopy of trees hung over the very verge of the fall, leaving an arched aperture for the passage of the waters, which imparted a strange picturesqueness to the scene.
The bridge, as I say, was arched and covered in, in a very ridiculous manner, and there was a most uncomfortable echo about it at all times -- an echo which I never before so particularly observed as when I uttered the four last words of my remark.