Usage examples for octagonal

  1. My guru summoned me to the octagonal balcony of the house. – Autobiography of a YOGI by Paramhansa Yogananda
  2. At the end of the garden was the summer- house that is still carefully treasured, being octagonal in shape, with carved pilasters, bell- shaped roof, and cupola surmounted by a winged Mercury that swings with the breeze, and was used as a weather- vane. – Historic Homes by Mary H. Northend
  3. The women were being helped up tall ladders and into their elephants' howdah, an octagonal box of heavy boards strengthened with iron plate. – The Moghul by Thomas Hoover