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1 Surface of concave, more or less quarter-cylindrical form, usually applied to the cavetto moulding between a wall and coved ceiling, called coving. In many cases the coving is heavily ornamented.

2 Large concave part of a chancel-screen under the gallery, often with the appearance of vaulting.

3 Curved transition between an exterior wall and the eaves, called coved eaves.

Subjects: Architecture.


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