1 Large niche.
2 Recess or part of a chamber defined by an estrade, partition, or balustrade, for a bed.
3 Arched recess or niche in the wall of any building or room.
4 Covered retreat, bower, summer-house, or recess in a wall or hedge in a garden or pleasure-ground provided with seats. From the Arabic for a ‘vaulted chamber’.
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please,
or login to access all content.