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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Recessed \Re*cessed"\ (r[-e]*s[e^]st"), a. 1. Having a recess or recesses; as, a recessed arch or wall. [1913 Webster] 2. Withdrawn; secluded. [R.] "Comfortably recessed from curious impertinents." --Miss Edgeworth. [1913 Webster] 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. [1913 Webster]