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archway (plural archways)
- A passageway covered by an arch, particularly one made of masonry.
- A doorway with a semilunar-shaped top.
1963, Margery Allingham, chapter 3, The China Governess:
- Sepia Delft tiles surrounded the fireplace, their crudely drawn Biblical scenes in faded cyclamen blending with the pinkish pine, while above them, instead of a mantelshelf, there was an archway high enough to form a balcony with slender balusters and a tapestry-hung wall behind.
passageway covered by an arch