Doric order

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Doric order

n.
1. The oldest and simplest of the three main orders of classical Greek architecture, characterized by heavy fluted columns with plain, saucer-shaped capitals and no base.
2. A Roman order of similar design but with the addition of a base.
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Noun1.Doric order - the oldest and simplest of the Greek orders and the only one that normally has no baseDoric order - the oldest and simplest of the Greek orders and the only one that normally has no base
order - (architecture) one of original three styles of Greek architecture distinguished by the type of column and entablature used or a style developed from the original three by the Romans
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The Iliad, the Hamlet, the Doric column, the Roman arch, the Gothic minster, the German anthem, when they are ended, the master casts behind him.
Hooivver bein a Doric column lat's bide at hame es time roon as we baith are bit hame-drachtit bairns o the north-east an for es quine, born in 1947 an brocht up in the toon - her faither the manager o Strachan's Deeside buses - the hairt-strings were pooin her back tae her reets on Deeside wi her grannie Lizzie a great influence on the wye o life.
Located near Liverpool Lime Street, the 15ft statue of the Duke of Wellington stands on top of a Doric column around 132ft high.
From radical new work space to the first high-rise school west of the Mississippi to an Oregon take on the Doric column, this event will feature the latest work by a range of architects.
To draw attention to classic architecture, a row of of capiz star parol cascade down the Doric column.
I also loved classical civilisation but I was slightly obsessed by neoclassical architecture and columns and I once did an essay about 5000 words worth just on the Doric column, which was my favourite.
I also loved classical civilisation but I was slightly obsessed by neo-classical architecture and columns, and I once did an essay about 5,000 words worth just on the Doric column, which was my favourite.
The plot is daft and dull, the sweeping space-operatic theme as authentic as a Doric column bought from a garden centre, while we haven't seen such ickily camp set design since Dune.
The plot is by turns daft and dull, the sweeping space-operatic theme as authentic as a Doric column bought from a garden centre, while we haven't seen such ickily camp set design since Dune.
An example is the square on top of a Doric Column. Originally, columns were made of wood, so they were topped with a wooden square to distribute the stress.
A Doric column capital from the Argive Heraion, capital C, has been widely regarded as belonging to a very early (7th- or early-6th-century B.C.) stage in the development of the Doric capital.