Doric


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Doric

1. of or relating to the Dorians, esp the Spartans, or their dialect of Ancient Greek
2. 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
3. one of four chief dialects of Ancient Greek, spoken chiefly in the Peloponnese
4. any rural dialect, esp that spoken in the northeast of Scotland
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Gandy's own architecture ranged from austere Ledoux-like model designs for agricultural cottages to the spare but fantastic Neo-Classicism of Doric House in Bath that still overlooks Royal Crescent from Sion Hill.
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