dado rail


dado rail
A horizontal moulding fixed to an interior wall about 4-5 feet above the floor.
See Also: wainscot

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  • dado rail — ► NOUN ▪ a waist high moulding round the wall of a room, separating the dado from the upper part of the wall …   English terms dictionary

  • Dado rail — A dado rail, also known as a chair rail, is a type of moulding fixed horizontally to the wall around the perimeter of a room. Diagram of a wall illustrating the dado rail and the skirting board. The dado rail is traditionally part of the dado and …   Wikipedia

  • dado rail — noun : chair rail * * * ˈdado rail 7 [dado rail] noun a raised line around the wall of a room, that separates the ↑dado from the upper part of the wall …   Useful english dictionary

  • Dado-Rail — ♦ Moulding on top of the dado. (Wood, Margaret. The English Medieval House, 411) Related terms: Dado …   Medieval glossary

  • dado rail — noun a waist high moulding round the wall of a room …   English new terms dictionary

  • Dado (architecture) — In architectural terminology, the dado, borrowed from Italian meaning die or plinth, is the lower part of a wall, below the dado rail and above the skirting board. Diagram of a wall illustrating the dado rail and the skirting board. This area is… …   Wikipedia

  • dado — UK [ˈdeɪdəʊ] / US [ˈdeɪdoʊ] noun [countable] Word forms dado : singular dado plural dados or dadoes 1) the lower part of the wall of a room when it is decorated in a different colour or substance from the upper part 2) dado or dado rail a narrow… …   English dictionary

  • dado — da|do [ deıdou ] noun count 1. ) the lower part of the wall of a room when it is decorated in a different color or substance from the upper part 2. ) dado or dado rail a narrow piece of wood fixed around the middle of the walls of a room as a… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Dado — ♦ Decorative or protective treament of the lower part of a wall to a height of 3 to 4 feet. (Wood, Margaret. The English Medieval House, 411) Related terms: Dado Rail …   Medieval glossary

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