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dais

noun da·is \ˈdā-əs, ÷ˈdī-\

: a raised platform in a large room or hall that people stand on when performing or speaking to an audience

Full Definition of DAIS

:  a raised platform (as in a hall or large room)

Examples of DAIS

  1. <the speaker took his place at the front of the dais>

Origin of DAIS

Middle English deis, from Anglo-French, from Late Latin discus high table, from Latin, dish, quoit — more at dish
First Known Use: 13th century

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