vaulty
adjective see vault I

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  • Vaulty — Vault y, a. Arched; concave. [Obs.] The vaulty heaven. Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • vaulty — /vawl tee/, adj. having the appearance or characteristics of a vault; arching: the vaulty rows of elm trees. [1535 45; VAULT1 + Y1] * * * …   Universalium

  • vaulty — ˈvȯltē adjective (sometimes er/ est) : resembling a vault : arched, concave the vaulty heaven so high above our heads Shakespeare …   Useful english dictionary

  • vaulty — adj. arched …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Figure — Fig ure, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Figured}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Figuring}.] [F. figurer, L. figurare, fr. figura. See {Figure}, n.] 1. To represent by a figure, as to form or mold; to make an image of, either palpable or ideal; also, to fashion into a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Figured — Figure Fig ure, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Figured}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Figuring}.] [F. figurer, L. figurare, fr. figura. See {Figure}, n.] 1. To represent by a figure, as to form or mold; to make an image of, either palpable or ideal; also, to fashion… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Figuring — Figure Fig ure, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Figured}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Figuring}.] [F. figurer, L. figurare, fr. figura. See {Figure}, n.] 1. To represent by a figure, as to form or mold; to make an image of, either palpable or ideal; also, to fashion… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Meteor — Me te*or, n. [F. m[ e]t[ e]ore, Gr. ?, pl. ? things in the air, fr. ? high in air, raised off the ground; ? beyond + ?, ?, a suspension or hovering in the air, fr. ? to lift, raise up.] [1913 Webster] 1. Any phenomenon or appearance in the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • shooting star — Meteor Me te*or, n. [F. m[ e]t[ e]ore, Gr. ?, pl. ? things in the air, fr. ? high in air, raised off the ground; ? beyond + ?, ?, a suspension or hovering in the air, fr. ? to lift, raise up.] [1913 Webster] 1. Any phenomenon or appearance in the …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To figure out — Figure Fig ure, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Figured}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Figuring}.] [F. figurer, L. figurare, fr. figura. See {Figure}, n.] 1. To represent by a figure, as to form or mold; to make an image of, either palpable or ideal; also, to fashion… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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