Definition of Arch over

1. Verb. Form an arch over. "Big rocks overarch the stream"

Exact synonyms: Overarch

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Arch Over

arch dell
arch dells
arch doxies
arch doxy
arch duke
arch dukes
arch enemy
arch length
arch length deficiency
arch of cricoid cartilage
arch of the aorta
arch of the palate
arch of thoracic duct
arch over (current term)
arch rival
arch rivalries
arch rivalry
arch rivals
arch rogue
arch support
archaeal proteins

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 ..."

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