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Etymology 1

From Old French voute (modern voûte), from [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] voluta, a substantive use of the past participle of volvere ‘roll, turn’.

Noun

Singular
vault

Plural
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vault ({{{1}}})
  1. An arched structure of masonry, forming a ceiling or canopy.
  2. A structure resembling a vault, especially (poetic) that formed by the sky.
    • 1985, God said, ‘Let there be a vault through the middle of the waters to divide the waters in two.’ — Genesis 1:6 (New Jerusalem Bible)
  3. An enclosed area covered with an arched roof, especially an underground room used for burial, or to store valuables, wine etc.
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Etymology 2

From Old French volter, from a frequentative form of [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] volvere ‘turn, roll’; later assiliated to Etymology 1, above.

Verb

Infinitive
to vault

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to vault (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) To jump or leap over (something).
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Noun

Singular
vault

Plural
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vault ({{{1}}})
  1. An act of vaulting; a leap or jump.
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