AskDefine | Define archway

Dictionary Definition

archway n : a passageway under an arch [syn: arch]

User Contributed Dictionary

English

Etymology

arch + way

Noun

  1. A passageway covered by an arch, particularly one made of masonry.
  2. A doorway with a semilunar-shaped top.

Extensive Definition

Archway may refer to:

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

French door, apse, arcade, arcature, arch, arched roof, back door, barway, bulkhead, camber, carriage entrance, ceilinged roof, cellar door, cellarway, concameration, concha, cove, cupola, dome, door, doorjamb, doorpost, doorway, front door, gate, gatepost, gateway, geodesic dome, hatch, hatchway, igloo, keystone, lintel, ogive, porch, portal, porte cochere, postern, propylaeum, pylon, scuttle, side door, skewback, span, stile, storm door, threshold, tollgate, trap, trap door, turnpike, turnstile, vault, vaulting, voussoir
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