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Definition of "groined" [groined]

  • Simple past tense and past participle of groin. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "groined" in a sentence
  • "The room in which Queen Bimbane received me was a superb apartment, magnificently decorated with elaborately carved columns supporting a kind of groined roof, the walls being draped with splendid tapestry worked on silk in gold thread, and hung with several enormous mirrors of polished silver in massive gold frames -- brackets supporting clusters of lamps on either side of each."
  • "The rood-loft generally projected in front, so as to form a kind of groined cove, the ribs of which sprang or diverged from the principal uprights of the screen beneath."
  • "The joined arcs made the shape of birth and craving And the welded-open shape kept mouthing O.Ossified cords held the corners together In groined spirals pleated like a summer dress."