Definition of Arch over
1. Verb. Form an arch over. "Big rocks overarch the stream"
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Literary usage of Arch over
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"Below, each iliac bone forms a wide arch over the acetabulum (ont.), the centre o( which is always closed by fibrous tissue, so that in the dry skeleton the ..."
2. Diary of the Marches of the Royal Army During the Great Civil War by Richard Symonds, Charles Edward Long (1859)
"... wall at the east end of the quire lyes the statue of a bishop cutt in stone; an arch over his head a foot above the ground, with miter and crosier. ..."
3. A Dictionary of Architecture and Building, Biographical, Historical, and by Russell Sturgis (1901)
"DISCHARGING arch over A WOODEN LINTEL. Discharging Arch. One built over a lintel or similar closure or opening in a wall, and intended as an appliance ..."
4. An Etymological Dictionary of the English Language by Walter William Skeat (1893)
"Thus ihe orig. sense of whelm was to arch over, vault, make (but the Oxford Diet, ... G. wölben, to arch over. «. Further, it is quite clear that the base ..."