Definition of 'alcove'
Example sentences containing 'alcove'
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There was an alcove at the far side of the circle where a hallman in a pretty snappy uniform of his own sat behind a desk. MURDER IN E MINOR (2002)Without its usual brilliant lighting on the rose-pink marble the alcove in which the pool was situated had a murky dimness. A WORM OF DOUBT (2002)She stood in the alcove, watching him through the open kitchen door. AN OLDER WOMAN (2002)
Trends of 'alcove'
Used Occasionally. alcove is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'alcove'
British English: alcove NOUN
An alcove is a small area of a room which is formed by one part of a wall being built further back than the rest of the wall.
In the alcoves on either side of the fire were bookshelves.
Definition of alcove from the Collins English Dictionary
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