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Doʹric

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The oldest, strongest, and simplest of the Grecian orders of architecture. So called from Doris, in Greece, or the Dorians who employed it. The Greek Doric is simpler than the Roman imitation. The former stands on the pavement without fillet or other ornament, and the flutes are not scalloped. The Roman column is placed on a plinth, has fillets, and the flutings, both top and bottom, are scalloped.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Door Nail
Door-opener (The)
Door-tree (A)
Doors [house]
Doorm
Dora
Dorado (El)
Dorax
Dorcas Society
Dorchester
Doric
Doric Dialect
Doric Land
Doric Reed
Doricourt
Dorigen
Dorimant
Dorinda
Dormer Window
Dornock
Dorothea (St.)

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Doric