Definition of Ogives

1. Noun. (plural of ogive) ¹



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Definition of Ogives

1. ogive [n] - See also: ogive

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ogives

ogee arch
ogeechee lime
ogees
ogenach
oggin
oggins
oggy oggy oggy
ogham
oghamic
oghamist
oghamists
oghams
ogin
ogival
ogive
ogives (current term)
ogle
ogled
ogler
oglers
ogles
ogling
oglings
oglio
oglios
ogmic
ogonek
ogoneks
ogre
ogreish

Literary usage of Ogives

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1. A Portion of the Journal Kept by Thomas Raikes, Esq., from 1831 to 1847 by Thomas Raikes (1857)
"Ask their vacant palaces, those records of departed grandeur, whose glassless casements, mouldering ogives, and deserted chambers attest the fall of ..."

2. The Archaeological Journal by British Archaeological Association (1917)
"In three of the angles, the ogives spring from capitals set diagonally, over small square angle- pilasters, similar to those in the angles of the south ..."

3. Special Loan Exhibition of Carpets and Other Textiles from Asia Minor by Philadelphia Museum of Art (1919)
"Background warm gray velvet, pattern in gold and silver thread, of curved stems forming ogives with Gothic crowns at intersections. ..."

4. Rudimentary Dictionary of Terms Used in Architecture, Civil, Architecture by John Weale (1850)
"ogives, arches or branches of a Gothic vault, which, instead of being circular, pass diagonally from one angle to another, and form a cross with the other ..."

5. Encyclopædia Britannica: Or, A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and by Colin MacFarquhar, George Gleig (1797)
"The members or mouldings of the ogives are called nerves, branches, or reins; and the arches which ..."

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