Definition of Coved

1. Verb. (past of cove) ¹



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Definition of Coved

1. cove [v] - See also: cove

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Coved

covariants
covariate
covariates
covariation
covariations
covaried
covaries
covariogram
covariograms
covarion
covary
covarying
cove
cove plane
covector
coved (current term)
covelet
covelets
covelike
covelline
covellines
covellite
covellites
coven
covenableness
covenably
covenant
covenant of salt
covenant of title
covenantal

Literary usage of Coved

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1. The American Vignola by William Robert Ware, Vignola (1906)
"This is called a False coved Ceiling, since, although it is a true vault, the upper portion is nearly flat and it looks very much like a coved Ceiling. ..."

2. The Gentleman's Magazine (1814)
"... in compartments and roses ; the whole of the walls and cieling (coved) are painted. ... in frieze, rich scroll foliage and vases : coved cieling. ..."

3. A Dictionary of the Architecture and Archaeology of the Middle Ages by John BRITTON (1838)
"The ceilings are often coved, and have elegant pendants. The long gallery at Haddon Hall, Derbyshire, ..."

4. Foreign Topography; Or, An Encyclopedick Account, Alphabetically Arranged by Thomas Dudley Fosbroke (1828)
"The lower apartments under the arcade were paved with Mosaics, coved and beautifully painted, as was also the greater part of the villa. ..."

5. The Works of Nathaniel Hawthorne by Nathaniel Hawthorne, George Parsons Lathrop, Julian Hawthorne (1883)
"... and found ourselves in a small room, wainscoted with beautifully carved oak, roofed with a coved ceiling, painted with symbols of the planets, ..."

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