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Originally appearing in Volume V01, Page 529 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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ALCOVE (through the Span. akova, from the Arab. al-, the, and quobbah, a vault), an architectural term for a recess in a room usually screened off by pillars, balustrade or drapery.529
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