Ogee



[oh-jee, oh-jee] /oʊˈdʒi, ˈoʊ dʒi/

noun
1.
a double curve, resembling the letter S, formed by the union of a concave and a convex line.
2.
Also called gula. Architecture. a molding with such a curve for a profile; cyma.
Abbreviation: O.G., o.g.
/ˈəʊdʒiː/
noun (architect)
1.
Also called talon. a moulding having a cross section in the form of a letter S
2.
short for ogee arch
n.

“S-shaped molding,” 1670s, from French ogive “diagonal rib of a vault,” earlier augive, of unknown origin. Related: ogival.

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