ogee arch

NOUN
  1. a pointed arch having an S-shape on both sides
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How To Use ogee arch In A Sentence

  • To these may be added the ogee arch (_ogee_ = double-reversed curve), as an occasional feature. A Text-Book of the History of Architecture Seventh Edition, revised
  • There is one very curious passage in which he is talking about a very pretty girl, and wants to make it plain that she had a very beautiful mouth, and he says, "Her mouth was of that exquisite curve which is termed the cyma recta, or the 'Ogee arch.' Thomas Hardy, The Novelist
  • This was costly to construct, flamboyant, and characterized by ogee arches, flowing and inventive window tracery, and lighter vaulting.
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