doric order

doric order
ancient Greek style of architecture

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • Doric order — The Doric order was one of the three orders or organizational systems of ancient Greek or classical architecture; the other two canonical orders were the Ionic and the Corinthian. Contents 1 History 2 Examples 3 See also …   Wikipedia

  • Doric order — noun the oldest and simplest of the Greek orders and the only one that normally has no base • Syn: ↑Dorian order • Hypernyms: ↑order …   Useful english dictionary

  • Doric order —       one of the orders of classical architecture, characterized by a simple and austere column and capital. See order. * * * …   Universalium

  • Doric order — noun The least ornate of the three styles of classical Greek architecture …   Wiktionary

  • Doric — may refer to: Doric Greek, the dialects of the Dorians Doric order, a style of ancient Greek architecture Doric mode, a synonym of Dorian mode Doric dialect (Scotland) Doric Club, a paramilitary organization which fought against the Lower Canada… …   Wikipedia

  • order — orderable, adj. orderer, n. orderless, adj. /awr deuhr/, n. 1. an authoritative direction or instruction; command; mandate. 2. a command of a court or judge. 3. a command or notice issued by a military organization or a military commander to… …   Universalium

  • Doric — /dawr ik, dor /, adj. 1. of or pertaining to Doris, its inhabitants, or their dialect. 2. rustic, as a dialect. 3. Archit. noting or pertaining to one of the five classical orders, developed in Greece and altered by the Romans. The Greek Doric… …   Universalium

  • Doric — noun a) An ancient Greek dialect spoken in ancient times. b) A dialect of Lowland Scots spoken in the northeast of Scotland. <! Doric order, an architectural order …   Wiktionary

  • Doric — [ dɒrɪk] adjective 1》 relating to or denoting a classical order of architecture characterized by a plain, sturdy column and a thick square abacus resting on a rounded moulding. 2》 relating to the ancient Greek dialect of the Dorians. 3》 archaic… …   English new terms dictionary

  • doric — adj. & n. adj. 1 (of a dialect) broad, rustic. 2 Archit. of the oldest, sturdiest, and simplest of the Greek orders. n. 1 rustic English or esp. Scots. 2 Archit. the Doric order. 3 the dialect of the Dorians in ancient Greece. Etymology: L… …   Useful english dictionary

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