1) dado. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth
Edition. 2000. |
...it. b. The groove so cut. Inflected forms: da·doed, da·do·ing, da·does1. To furnish with a dado. 2a. To cut a dado in. b. To fit into a dado. Italian, from Latin...
2) 211. Base. Mawson, C.O. Sylvester. 1922. Roget s International Thesaurus of
English Words and Phrases
... NOUN: BASE, basement; plinth, dado, wainscot; baseboard, mop-board [U. S.]; bedrock, hardpan [U. S.]; foundation (support) [See Support]; substructure, substratum,...
3) entablement. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language:
Fourth Edition. 2000.
...A platform above the base and the dado of a pedestal. French, from Old French : en-, in, on; see en-1 + table, table; see table + -ment, -ment....
4) 1210. An American Girl by Brander Matthews. Stedman, Edmund Clarence, ed.
1900. An American Anthology, 1787-1900
...And points with pride to her degrees; She s studied household decoration; She knows a dado from a frieze, And tells Corots from Boldonis; 5 A Jacquemart etching,...
5) die 2. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth
...other ductile material is extruded or drawn. 2. Inflected forms: pl. dies Architecture The dado of a pedestal, especially when cube-shaped. 3. Inflected forms: pl....
6) §7. Influx of foreign words. XV. Changes in the Language since
Shakespeare s Time. Vol. 14. The Victorian Age, Part Two. The Cambridge
History of English and American Literature: An Encyclopedia in Eighteen
...tableau, terrorism, trousseau, vaudeville, zouave; from Italian, balcony, bravura, crescendo, dado, dilettante, extravaganza, granite, grotto, incognito, influenza,...
7) LII. To Domitius Apollinaris. Pliny the Younger. 1909-14. Letters. The
...a constant shade and green. Its sides are encrusted with carved marble as far as the dado, while above the marble a foliage is painted with birds among the branches,...