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  • adj. Furnished with a pediment

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Provided with a pediment; constructed in the form of a pediment.


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pediment +‎ -ed


  • Those once-radical patterns of pedimented windows divided by columns and pilasters are still synonymous with sophistication today – testimony to the building's influence.

    The Renaissance in Britain: examples from the era

  • The elderly Inigo Jones, the first architect to bring Italianate Renaissance architecture to Britain, is reckoned to have had a hand in this country house, particularly the dignified south facade, with its central Venetian window and pedimented corner towers a trick Jones had borrowed from the Venetian architect Andrea Palladio, and others borrowed from Jones.

    The Renaissance in Britain: examples from the era

  • Here home tends to be synonymous with the house – a solid, squareish building, preferably with a pitched roof, prominent chimneys and a pedimented door.

    A guide to British architecture

  • By the 1720s it was established that the design of individual houses should be subservient to the design of urban compositions as a whole, resulting in the type of palace front that John Wood gave to the north side of Queen Square, Bath in the late 1720s, where seven individual houses – built by different speculators – look like a single pedimented palace.

    British architecture: Georgian

  • The building, started in 1778 by one of the long line of Church Langton Hanburys, is flanked on either side by pedimented screens designed to make the building look more imposing.

    The Langton Messiah

  • Above the buildings to his right, a Greek-pedimented entrance marked the huge elementary school he had attended.

    'Schulz and Peanuts: A Biography'

  • Perhaps it was just a treasury, like the pedimented treasuries at Delphi.

    Looking for the Lost Greeks

  • The monumental east front is the first aspect presented to visitors; it will be dominated by a central entrance hall externally this has two dramatic pedimented facades, each with six massive columns, twenty feet in height.

    A Body In The Bath House

  • A flight of steps against this platform fixes the eye line on the massive pedimented front - '

    A Body In The Bath House

  • They are not adorned with I-beams and venting grills but with ceremonial arched entrances, pedimented roofs, and ornamental friezes.

    Collapsing Modernism


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