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Usage examples for DADOS

  1. The house seemed very clean- it was of mud of course; the walls of it and the stairs had all been scraped into furrows and curves, and also the dados of the staircase and room were decorated with a kind of basket pattern, and the floors were also in a raised pattern. – Southern Arabia by Theodore Bent Mabel Bent
  2. It is fit for curtain dados or wide borderings. – Handbook of Embroidery by L. Higgin
  3. And above all, their rude ovens for melting metal enabled them to supply a certain dazzling display, which was certainly not to be expected among American Indians: indeed, it would surprise us to enter churches anywhere and find them so bright with golden plates and images and dados as were some of their barbaric temples. – The Spanish Pioneers by Charles F. Lummis
  4. Although first used in this way, coloured marbles were gradually employed for the interior decoration of houses, for columns, dados and friezes. – Rome by Mildred Anna Rosalie Tuker Hope Malleson
  5. I will confess that it did occur to me at first to put through the whole business at one fell swoop- house, wall- papers, dados chandeliers, carpets, and curtains. – The Opinions of a Philosopher by Robert Grant
  6. But everything we really needed- gorgeous wall- papers, and dados and polished floors, and electric- bells, and stained- glass windows- was there. – With Rimington by L. March Phillipps
  7. The rather mean outer appearance of the dwellings conveys the idea of poor accommodation within, but the reality is a pleasing disclosure of plain but well- carpeted rooms, with dados of matting or felt for the backs of the sitters by the wall. – Persia Revisited by Thomas Edward Gordon
  8. In other parts of the same house the ceilings, the friezes, and the dados were covered with 'embossed' or 'relief' papers. – The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists by Robert Tressell