ogee[ō′jē′, ō jē′]
- a molding having an -shaped curve in profile
- any -shaped curve or line
- an ogee arch
Origin: ME (pl.) oggez < OFr ogive, ogive
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- A double curve with the shape of an elongated S.
- A molding having the profile of an S-shaped curve.
- An arch formed by two S-shaped curves meeting at a point. Also called ogee arch.
Origin: Middle English oggifs, ogeus, pl. of ogif, ogive; see ogive.