2. Noun. (plural of arch) ¹
3. Verb. (third-person singular of arch) ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
Definition of Arches
1. arch [v] - See also: arch
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Arches
Literary usage of Arches
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A General Collection of the Best and Most Interesting Voyages and Travels in by John Pinkerton (1811)
"This irregularity, contrary to the manner .of the antients, and the arches not being true, gives this aqueduct a very Gothic appearance, though it is a work ..."
2. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1890)
"These tile arches are built in spans of five feet and upward, and either as plain cylindrical arches or as dome arches, as A NEW SYSTEM OF FIRE-PROOF ..."
3. A History of English Law by William Searle Holdsworth, John Burke (1903)
"He possessed a jurisdiction concurrent with that of the Court of the arches, which was exercised in the Court of Audience. In later times this jurisdiction ..."
4. A History of Architectural Development by Frederick Moore Simpson (1909)
"1140-1150) are amongst the earliest ribbed vaults in this country in which the transverse arches, and the arches of the nave arcade alongside them, ..."
5. The Law Reports by James Redfoord Bulwer (1872)
""for impeding the arches or stone floors over or under public it-ays ... n number of the arches is intended to be appropriated,—a, mutter of fact which is ..."
6. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1871)
"On the formation of some of the Subaxial arches in Man. ... In the term subaxial arches is included all those which grow out in fron of the notochord. ..."