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)
At last, however, we came to an alcove off a small room lined with painted shields. THE LIGHTSTONE: BOOK ONE, PART TWO OF THE EA CYCLE (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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