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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)

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 previewRudimentary Dictionary of Terms Used in Architecture, Civil, Architecture, Naval, Building and Construction, Early and Ecclesiastical Art, Engineering, Civil, Engineering, Mechanical, Fine Art, Mining, Surveying, Etc (1850)

To which are Added Explanatory Observations on Numerous Subjects Connected with Practical Art and Science by John Weale

Doric Order. The Doric order, says Palladio, was ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Perthensis, Or, Universal Dictionary of the Arts, Sciences, Literature, Etc. : Intended to Supersede the Use of Other Books of Reference (1816)

DORIC, adj. any thing belonging to the Dorians. (2.) DoR1c dialecr; one of the five dialects, or manners of speaking, which obtained among the Greeks. It was first used by the Lacedemonians, and particularly those of Argos; thence it passed in ...

Google previewA Visual Dictionary of Architecture (2012)

by Francis D. K. Ching

Doric order The oldest and simplestofthe five classical orders, developed in Greece in the 7th century BCE and later imitated by the Romans, characterized by a fluted column having no base, aplain cushionshaped capital supporting a square ...

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

Doric Cymatium. See CYMA. Doric Dia/eół, one of the five diale&ts, or manners of speaking, which obtained among the Greeks. It was first used by the Lacedemonians, and particularly those of Argos ; thence it passed into Epirus, Libya, Sicily, ...

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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