Groined Groined, a. (Arch.) Built with groins; as, a groined ceiling; a groined vault. [1913 Webster] [1913 Webster]

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  • Groined — Groin Groin, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Groined}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Groining}.] (Arch.) To fashion into groins; to build with groins. [1913 Webster] The hand that rounded Peter s dome, And groined the aisles of Christian Rome, Wrought in a sad sincerity …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Groined vault — Vault Vault (v[add]lt; see Note, below), n. [OE. voute, OF. voute, volte, F. vo[^u]te, LL. volta, for voluta, volutio, fr. L. volvere, volutum, to roll, to turn about. See {Voluble}, and cf. {Vault} a leap, {Volt} a turn, {Volute}.] [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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