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dado

noun da·do \ ˈdā-(ˌ)dō \

Definition of dado

plural dadoes
1 a :the part of a pedestal of a column above the base
b :the lower part of an interior wall when specially decorated or faced; also :the decoration adorning this part of a wall
2 :a rectangular groove cut to make a joint in woodworking; specifically :one cut across the grain

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Origin and Etymology of dado

Italian, die, plinth


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dado

verb

Definition of dado

dadoed; dadoing
transitive verb
1 :to provide with a dado
2 a :to set into a groove
b :to cut a dado in (something, such as a plank)

First Known Use of dado

1881


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  1. Spanish Central: Translation of dado Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about dado


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