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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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Small photo of Taipei,Taiwan-April 28,2017:European-style Zhongzheng Memorial Hall with a façade constructed by the Doric Columns and exquisitely carved mountain walls. in Banqiao 435 Art ZoneSmall photo of Sala delle Colonne Doriche (Hall with Doric Pillars) in Villa Adriana, Tivoli, ItalySmall photo of Doric temple in the "Valley of the temples" in Agrigento, Sicily, during the sunsetSmall photo of View of ancient Temple of Athena Lindia in Acropolis of greek town of Lindos on Rhodes Island. Classic doric columns in antique architecture of Greece. Architectural landmarks of the world culture.Small photo of Huge doric columns of the Parthenon on the Acropolis at Athens. Considered to be the most important surviving building of Ancient Greece, and one of the world's most important monumentsSmall photo of Doric temple in the "Valley of the temples" in Agrigento, Sicily, during the nighrSmall photo of The Propylae or monumental gateway with Ionic and Doric columns to the Athens Acropolis, Greece More...

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