Definitions

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  • adj. Pitted or hollowed out with caverns.
  • adj. Living in a cavern.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Containing caverns.
  • adj. Living in a cavern.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Full of caverns or deep chasms; having caverns; formed like a cavern: as, “the cavern'd ground,”
  • Inhabiting or found in a cavern: as, “cavern'd hermit,” ; “caverned gems,” Hemans, A Tale of the Fourteenth Century.

Etymologies

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cavern +‎ -ed

Examples

  • A third flight of steps, cut in the rock like the former, but not caverned over, led them finally into the battery at the foot of the tower.

    A Legend of Montrose

  • Close to us, in the caverned side of the Peak, was snow that, owing to its position, is eternal.

    A Lady's Life in the Rocky Mountains

  • _Under the caverned pyramids great Set coils asleep; _

    Wings in the Night

  • The sides were draped with ferns flourishing under the spray, and at the base the rock was very deeply caverned.

    The Hawaiian Archipelago

  • Massive flows have fallen in, exposing caverned depths of jagged outlines.

    The Hawaiian Archipelago

  • There was a magnificent coast-line of grey cliffs many hundred feet in height, usually draped with green, but often black, caverned, and fantastic at their bases.

    The Hawaiian Archipelago

  • We passed through the blue-caverned space, crossed the narrow arch that spanned the rushing sea stream, and, ascending, stood again upon the ivoried pave at the foot of the frowning, towering amphitheatre of jet.

    The Moon Pool

  • Ahead the mist deepened into a ruddier glow; through it a long, dark line began to appear — the mouth I thought of the caverned space through which we were going; it was just before us; over us — we stood bathed in a flood of rubescence!

    The Moon Pool

  • It was this love of music that gave rise to one of the few truly humorous incidents of our caverned life.

    The Moon Pool

  • Akka prove that evolution in these caverned spaces has certainly pursued one different path than on earth.

    The Moon Pool

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