Definition of Arbour

1. Noun. A framework that supports climbing plants. "The arbor provided a shady resting place in the park"

Exact synonyms: Arbor, Bower, Pergola
Generic synonyms: Framework
Specialized synonyms: Grape Arbor, Grape Arbour
Derivative terms: Arboreal, Bower, Bowery



Definition of Arbour

1. Noun. A shady sitting place, usually in a park or garden, and usually surrounded by climbing shrubs or vines and other vegetation. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Arbour

1. a shady garden shelter [n -S] : ARBOURED [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Arbour

arborization block
arborizations
arborize
arborized
arborizes
arborizing
arboroid
arborolatry
arborous
arbors
arborsculpture
arborvirus
arborvitae
arborvitaes
arborway
arbour (current term)
arboured
arbours
arboviral
arbovirus
arbovirus infection
arboviruses
arbs
arbuscle
arbuscles
arbuscular
arbustive
arbute
arbutean
arbutes

Literary usage of Arbour

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1. The Near and the Heavenly Horizons by Valérie Boissier de Gasparin (1861)
"THE arbour, AND now I return, to seat myself under the service- tree arbour at the Old Manor House in my father's garden. This garden had broad walks, ..."

2. Gleanings in Old Garden Literature by William Carew Hazlitt (1892)
"Tales (1526), where the fair young lady admits to her confessor to having been guilty of an indiscretion in a pleasant green arbour. But before Bacon's time ..."

3. Gems of Chinese Literature by Herbert Allen Giles (1884)
"THE arbour TO JOYFUL RAIN. MY arbour was named after rain, to commemorate joy. Whenever our forefathers rejoiced greatly, they used the name of whatever ..."

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