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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Having a concave shape like an urn.

Usage examples (30)
  • The form of the reddish flowers is thus somewhat urn-shaped with five radiating points.
  • Jersey antique shop, a rare Empire bronze vase, urn-shaped, a specimen of the very finest kind of this metal engraving.
  • The second has Corinthian columns, which must be fifteen feet in height, and a plain entablature, and some more urn-shaped pedestals.
  • The fifth is an octagon, with two orders of open arches in each face, and an exterior arcading, urn-shaped pedestals being freely adopted as in the stage below. for more
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