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Definition of "doric" []

  • Of or relating to the Dorians, esp the Spartans, or their dialect of Ancient Greek (adjective)
  • Of, denoting, or relating to one of the five classical orders of architecture: characterized by a column having no base, a heavy fluted shaft, and a capital consisting of an ovolo moulding beneath a square abacus (adjective)
  • Rustic (adjective)
  • One of four chief dialects of Ancient Greek, spoken chiefly in the Peloponnese (noun)
  • Any rural dialect, esp that spoken in the northeast of Scotland (noun)

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Use "doric" in a sentence
  • "Div ye wint me tae dae yer voice over in doric, boss? on October 7, 2008 at 9: 07 pm | Reply Spitting Feathers"
  • "Add to these external signs a voice rich, fluent, and racy, with the mellow "doric" of his country, and you have some faint resemblance of one"
  • "Knight Frank The six-floor property covers around 5,300 square feet and is accessed via a front entrance porch with doric columns, opening into a wide entrance hallway."
  • "Add to these external signs a voice rich, fluent, and racy, with the mellow "doric" of his country, and you have some faint resemblance of one"
  • "They arrive at the bank and stop at the steps, flanked by pastel doric columns."
  • "No doubt I shall shift around a bit as I experiment with building styles and living arrangements, but I have staked my claim and erected four doric columns to mark my territory in the meanwhile."