groined


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groined

1. Having groins.
2. Showing the curved lines resulting from the intersection of two semicylinders or arches.
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The room into which they entered was a vaulted chamber once nobly ornamented by cunning architects, and still retaining, in its beautiful groined roof and rich stone tracery, choice remnants of its ancient splendour.
The interior walls, groined vaults, pendentives and the entire barrel vault ceiling including the dome will be replastered prior to the final restoration work.