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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Cove \Cove\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Coved (k?vd); p. pr. & vb. n. Coving.] (Arch.) To arch over; to build in a hollow concave form; to make in the form of a cove. [1913 Webster] The mosques and other buildings of the Arabians are rounded into domes and coved roofs. --H. Swinburne. [1913 Webster] Coved ceiling, a ceiling, the part of which next the wail is constructed in a cove. Coved vault, a vault composed of four coves meeting in a central point, and therefore the reverse of a groined vault. [1913 Webster]