The most basic of the Greek columns, which demonstrated a strong horizontal presence
- (architecture) oldest and simplest of the three orders of classical Greek architecture 2. [n] - the dialect of Ancient Greek spoken in the PeloponnesusFound on http://www.webdictionary.co.uk/definition.php?query=Doric
In classical architecture, one of the five types of column; see order
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traditional dialect of North East Scotland
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The most massive and probably the oldest of the orders. The Greek doric had no base, the Romans added one. Shafts are fluted, numbers vary, but there are usually around twenty. The height of the column is between four-and-and-a-quarter and eight diameters. The entablature ...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20935
An order of classical architecture - characterised by squat, flat, wedge-like capitals.
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The earliest of the orders of classical architecture.
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[ Latin Doricus
, Greek ..., from ... the Dorians.] 1.
Pertaining to Doris, in ancient Greece, or to the Dorians; as, the Doric
dialect. 2. (Architecture)
Belonging to, or resembling, the oldest and simplest of the three orders of architecture used ...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/D/111
The Doric dialect. Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/D/111
1. Pertaining to Doris, in ancient Greece, or to the Dorians; as, the Doric dialect. ... 2. Belonging to, or resembling, the oldest and simplest of the three orders of architecture used by the Greeks, but ranked as second of the five orders adopted by the Romans. See Abacus, Capital, Order. ... This order is distinguished, according to the treatmen...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20973
or or pertaining to the Doric style of architectureFound on http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=doric
the dialect of Ancient Greek spoken in the PeloponnesusFound on http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=Doric
• (a.) Pertaining to Doris, in ancient Greece, or to the Dorians; as, the Doric dialect. • (a.) Of or relating to one of the ancient Greek musical modes or keys. Its character was adapted both to religions occasions and to war. • (a.) Belonging to, or resembling, the oldest and simplest of the three orders of architecture used by the...Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/doric/
One of five classical orders, recognizable by its simple capital. The Greek Doric column has a fluted shaft and no base; the Roman Doric column may be fluted or smooth and rests on a molded base.Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/22195
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