canopied

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Adjective[edit]

canopied (comparative more canopied, superlative most canopied)

  1. covered overhead with (or as if with) a canopy.
    • 1854 Edward Lewes Cutts - An essay on church furniture and decoration
      The king is seated in a niche, which is canopied and pinnacled in the usual style of niches in architectural work.
    • 1853 Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bombay
      . . . high reliefs of Buddha seated on a lotus, the stem of which is grasped by two figures wearing wigs and tiaras, canopied by snakes.
    • 1818 Mary Shelley - Franklenstein
      ...the forms that surrounded me and to perceive the boundaries of radiant roof of like which canopied me.