arboured

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Adjective[edit]

arboured (comparative more arboured, superlative most arboured)

  1. Containing or situated close to trees.
    • 1905, C. N. Williamson & A. M. Williamson, My Friend the Chaffeur, A. L. Burt Company (1905), Chapter XVIII:
      [] but later she apologized to the quaint court-yard for her misunderstanding, and was more than tolerant of her vast bedroom draped with yellow satin, and opening on an arboured terrace worthy even of a Countess Dalmar.
    • 1950, Mervyn Peake, Gormenghast, Chapter 25
      Its tower-like bulk of a bole mounted into the arboured gloom []
    • 2010, Martin Dunford, The Rough Guide to Italy, Rough Guides (2011), ISBN 9781405389228, unnumbered page:
      Take the little walkway back from the street and discover an arboured garden patio setting decorated with appealingly kitsch painted statues and coloured fairy lights.
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