American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
Frenchogive, augive, Late Latin augiva, of uncertain origin; compare Late Latin ogis (“a support, prop"), Latinaugere (“to increase, strengthen"), Spanishauge (“highest point of power or fortune, apogee").
Ogee Sentence Examples
Its subject, which is of high historical value as a record of costume, represents the translation of the body of St Mark, and gives us a view of the west façade of the church as it was at the beginning of the 13th century before the addition of the ogee gables, with alternating crockets and statues, and the intermediate pinnacled canopies placed between the five great arches of the upper storey.
(For views of interior and exterior, see Architecture.) for in the entrance gateway of the Lal Darwaza or Red Gate mosque at Jaunpur, where an arch (of two rings of ogee shape) is carried by a solid wall, built under it, which is pierced with three doorways with bracket-capitals and architraves, returning therefore to trabeated construction.
They became feeble copies of Venetian palaces, in which one form of window, with an ogee arch, framed by the dentil moulding, is almost always used.
A four storied brick tower mill with ogee cap, eight bladed fantail and four single sided patent sails rotating anti clockwise.