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 (of a dialect) broad.
1》 the Doric order of architecture.
2》 the ancient Greek dialect of the Dorians.
3》 a broad dialect, especially that spoken in the north-east of Scotland.

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  • Doric — Dor ic, n. The Doric dialect. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Doric — 1560s, see Dorian; in reference to the architectural order, 1610s. The Doric dialect in ancient Greek theater was broad and rustic, hence it has been applied in English to northern and Scots dialects (1837) …   Etymology dictionary

  • Doric — [dôr′ik, där′ik] adj. [L Doricus < Gr Dōrikos] 1. of Doris or its people, language, or culture 2. designating or of a classical (Greek or Roman) order of architecture, distinguished by simplicity of form, esp. by fluted columns with simple… …   English World dictionary

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  • 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 — I. adjective Date: 1569 1. of, relating to, or characteristic of the Dorians 2. belonging to the oldest and simplest Greek architectural order see order illustration 3. of, relating to, or constituting Doric II. noun Date: 1602 a dialect of… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 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

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