Doric order

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Doric order

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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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A pretty wrought iron balustrade with decorative circle motif surrounds the first floor while the Doric style portico to the side makes a grand entrance.
The east terrace contained the temple of Asclepius, the altar, and a stoa (colonnaded portico) built in the Doric style, which served as the incubatory (abaton), where the patients spent their healing night.
The large building called the North, or St Martin's (or Paddy's) Market, in the heavy Doric style, presents a bold but tottering tetrastyle portico in Bevington Hill and had a similar style front in Scotland Road before that thoroughfare was widened about 25 years ago.