vault

Part of speech: verb

To form with an arched roof.

Part of speech: noun

An arched apartment or chamber; subterranean compartment; arched ceiling or roof.

Part of speech: verb

To leap, as with the aid of the hands.

Part of speech: noun

A springing leap, as one made with the aid of the hands or of a pole.

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Usage examples "vault":

  1. A murmur arose from the stampeders when he left his box and walked to the vault. - "A Canadian Bankclerk", J. P. Buschlen.
  2. Then she remembered the horrible vision of the night, and she looked anxiously towards the door of the vault. - "Cruel As The Grave", Mrs. Emma D. E. N. Southworth.
  3. If you will accompany me below, I will undertake to gain access to the pie vault, return this pie to its proper place, and hand you, at the foot of the ladder, an apple- pie in place of it. - "The Siege of the Seven Suitors", Meredith Nicholson.