KJV Dictionary Definition: terrace


TER'RACE, n. L. terra, the earth.

1. In gardening, a raised bank of earth with sloping sides, laid with turf, and graveled on the top for a walk.

2. A balcony or open gallery.

3. The flat roof of a house. All the buildings of the oriental nations are covered with terraces, where people walk or sleep.

TER'RACE, v.t. To form in to a terrace.

1. To open to the air and light.


TER'RACED, pp. Formed into a terrace; having a terrace.


TER'RACING, ppr. Forming into a terrace; opening to the air.