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Definition of the noun doric

What does doric mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: -

  1. the dialect of Ancient Greek spoken in Doris

Alternative definition of the noun doric

proper noun

  1. An ancient Greek dialect spoken in ancient times.
  2. A dialect of Lowland Scots spoken in the northeast of Scotland.

Definition of the adjective doric

What does doric mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective - degrees: -

  1. of or pertaining to the Doric style of architecture

Phrases with Doric

  1. doric order
  2. doric dialect

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Google previewIconographic Encyclopaedia of Science, Literature, and Art (1852)

by Johann Georg Heck

The Doric order has its difficulties, on account of the placing of the triglyphs in the frieze, for which reason it is not adapted to all columnar distances, as in many the relation of the metopes to the triglyphs would be untrue. The placing of the ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Britannica, Or a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Miscellaneous Literature (1810)

Doric Cymatium. See CYMA. Doric Dia/eć7, one of the five dialećts, or manners of speaking, which obtained among the Greeks. It was first used by the Lacedemonians, and particularly thofe of Argos; thence it paffed into Epirus, Libya, Sicily, ...

Google previewA Visual Dictionary of Architecture (2011)

by Francis D. K. Ching

Doric order The oldestand simplest of the five classical orders, developed in Greece in the 7th century bce and later imitated by the Romans, characterized bya fluted column having no base,a plain cushionshaped capital supporting a square ...

Google previewRudimentary Dictionary of Terms Used in Architecture Civil, Architecture Naval ... (1860)

DORIC. ORDER. DOR trave by a frieze, while the cornice of the windows joins the architrave. In the temple of Minerva, the architrave of the windows rests only on a plain socle; those of the temple of Vesta rest also on a socle or support,the ...

Google previewThe Builder's Dictionary Or Gentleman and Architect's Companion (1734)

Explaining Not Only the Terms of Art in All the Several Parts of Architecture, But Also Containing the Theory and Practice ...

Accordingly, the Doric is the first and most antient of the Orders of Architecture, and is that which gave the first Idea or Notion of regular Building. It was, indeed, more simple at its first Invention than it is at present ; and when they came in ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Ancient Greece (2013)

by Nigel Wilson

Doric is that group showing the greatest number of constituent dialects. Distinct varieties from the Peloponnese include Laconian, Messenian, Argolic, Sicyonian, and Corinthian. From the isthmus of Corinth comes Megarian. Greek islands ...

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Small photo of British Lifestyle Editorial Image 22 Oct 2016, Monument to the Great Fire of London built in 1677 called the Monument locally, it is a Doric column in the City of London.Small photo of Doric Columns on the top of Acropolis of Athens, Greece.Small photo of Ruins of the Temple of Apollo in Syracuse, Sicily, Italy. The temple was built in the early 6th century BC and is one of the oldest known Doric temples in Western Europe.Small photo of outdoor numerous ancient broken doric columns by the greenish grass field in the open museum of Pompeii, Italy in perspective view under a summer cloudy grey sky with nobody presents in this frame.Small photo of Doric Columns. Athens, Greece.Small photo of Park Guell in Barcelona. Doric columns of Hypostyle Room support lower court central terraceSmall photo of SELINUNTE, ITALY - AUGUST 11 2016: Temple E (490-480 BC) in Selinunte, thought to be dedicated to Hera, considered to be one of the finest examples of Doric architecture in Sicily. More...

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