Re*cessed" (?), a.

1.

Having a recess or recesses; as, a recessed arch or wall.

2.

Withdrawn; secluded.

[R.] "Comfortably recessed from curious impertinents."

Miss Edgeworth.

Recessed arch Arch., one of a series of arches constructed one within another so as to correspond with splayed jambs of a doorway, or the like.

 

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