Definition of Groining

1. Verb. (present participle of groin) ¹



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Definition of Groining

1. groin [v] - See also: groin

Lexicographical Neighbors of Groining

groghouses
grognard
grognards
grogram
grograms
grogs
grogshop
grogshops
groid
groin attack
groin ulcer
groinal
groined
groined vault
groining (current term)
groinings
groins
groinward
grok
grokked
grokking
groks
grom
groma
gromas
gromet
gromets
gromill
grommet

Literary usage of Groining

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1889)
"... the columns round, and the roof displays none of that intricate groining we flnd in English churches. bodies, imperforate, with a pseudopodial aperture ..."

2. The Antiquarian (1871)
"Another represents Offa holding his church. is Purbeck shell marble, with the exception of the groining of the niches, ..."

3. Essex Archaeology and History: The Transactions of the Essex Archaeological by Essex Archaeological Society (1863)
"The inside measurement of (E) is 29 feet 4 inches by 14 feet 8 inches; the ceiling is groined, in the two centres of the groining parts of the ironwork for ..."

4. The History and Antiquities of Bath Abbey Church: Including Biographical by John Britton (1825)
"groining at the north-east end of the choir; — 2. To the choir ailes ; — 3. To the east side of the north transept; — 4. At the north-east angle, ..."

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