n. covered passageway, usually lined with shops; simple arched opening in a wall; vault or vaulted place
The arcade was popular with shoppers because it gave them protection from the summer sun and the winter rain.
Sentence in Classic:
When they passed through the passage beside Kildare house they found many students sheltering under the arcade of the library.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce Context
They were walking on one side of the arcade, trying to avoid Levin, who was walking on the other side.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
The shop is in the arcade of a railway station not very far from the Victoria and Albert Museum; and if you live in that neighborhood you may go there any day and buy a buttonhole from Eliza.
Pygmalion By George Bernard Shaw Context
The first thing which struck him in this paddock was a door of the sixteenth century, which here simulates an arcade, everything else having fallen prostrate around it.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo Context
But when he saw the carriage take the way to La Greve, when he perceived the pointed roof of the Hotel de Ville, and the carriage passed under the arcade, he believed it was over with him.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS By Alexandre Dumas Context
Lord Henry passed up the low arcade into Burlington Street and turned his steps in the direction of Berkeley Square.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde Context