compassed (adj.) Old form(s): compast
curved, rounded, arched
TC I.ii.112[Pandarus to Cressida, of Helen and Troilus] She came to him th'other day into the compassed window [i.e. the bay window]
TS IV.iii.135[Tailor reading, of a gown] With a small compassed cape
Ven.272[of Adonis' horse] his braided hanging mane / Upon his compassed crest now stand on end
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