Definition of "daïs" []

  • A raised platform, as in a lecture hall, for speakers or honored guests. (noun)

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Use "daïs" in a sentence
  • "Â Do you think the placement of this dais is a coincidence?"
  • "KT -- the online version itself omitted my own inclusion among the ranks of dragon ladies, so the dais is going to be positively aflame!"
  • "Many kicho were arranged along the east side of the Queen's dais from the inner room to the veranda."