ogee arch


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ogee arch

n
(Architecture) architect a pointed arch having an S-shaped curve on both sides. Sometimes shortened to: ogee Also called: keel arch

o′gee arch′


n.
an arch, each haunch of which is an ogee with the concave side uppermost.
[1810–20]
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Noun1.ogee arch - a pointed arch having an S-shape on both sidesogee arch - a pointed arch having an S-shape on both sides
pointed arch - an arch with a pointed apex; characteristic of Gothic architecture
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