Definition of Sunken arch
1. Noun. An instep flattened so the entire sole rests on the ground.
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Literary usage of Sunken arch
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1. Fraser's Magazine (1874)
"... with which wo managed to construct a grapnel ; and at the second throw in, I got hold of the line below the sunken arch ; then fastening it to my right ..."
2. The Deformities of the Human Foot: With Their Treatment by William Johnson Walsham, William Kent Hughes (1895)
"Many forms of apparatus, some quite simple, others more or less complicated, have been devised for applying elastic tension to the sunken arch. ..."
3. A Manual of Surgery: In Treatises by Various Authors by Frederick Treves (1892)
"I have improved this boot by substituting for the T-strap a solid rubber band, so arranged that elastic tension is constantly exercised upon the sunken arch ..."
4. Natural History & Sport in Moray by Charles St. John, Cosmo Innes (1882)
"... with which we managed to construct a grapnel ; and at the second throw in, I got hold of the line below the sunken arch ; then fastening it to my right ..."
5. Famous days and deeds in Holland and Belgium by Charles Morris (1915)
"This was a sunken arch at the foot of the stairway, behind which was a door opening to a narrow lane at the side of the house. ..."