civery
Severy Sev"er*y, n. [Prob. corrupted fr. ciborium. Oxf. Gloss.] (Arch.) A bay or compartment of a vaulted ceiling. [Written also {civery}.] [1913 Webster]

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  • civery — var. of severy: see also cibory …   Useful english dictionary

  • Severy — Sev er*y, n. [Prob. corrupted fr. ciborium. Oxf. Gloss.] (Arch.) A bay or compartment of a vaulted ceiling. [Written also {civery}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • severy — noun a) baldacchin b) A compartment of a vaulted ceiling Syn: civery …   Wiktionary

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