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 Meanings and Examples of DAIS
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dais
 n.  raised platform for guests of honor
Classic Sentence:
1  Two or three servants of a superior order stood behind their master upon the dais; the rest occupied the lower part of the hall.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER III
2  Cedric rose to receive his guests with an air of dignified hospitality, and, descending from the dais, or elevated part of his hall, made three steps towards them, and then awaited their approach.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
3  Behind them, but still upon the dais or elevated portion of the hall, stood the esquires of the Order, in white dresses of an inferior quality.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVII
4  It was a long chamber with a step separating the dais where the family sat from the lower portion reserved for their dependents.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By A. Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 6. Baskerville Hall
5  The Blessed Sacrament had been removed from the tabernacle and the first benches had been driven back so as to leave the dais of the altar and the space before it free.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce
Get Context   In Chapter 2
6  The rector entered and took his seat on the dais.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce
Get Context   In Chapter 3
7  Dorian Gray stepped up on the dais with the air of a young Greek martyr, and made a little moue of discontent to Lord Henry, to whom he had rather taken a fancy.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
Get Context   In CHAPTER 2
8  And the Council of Vocations sat on a high dais, and they had but two words to speak to each of the Students.
Anthem By Ayn Rand
Get Context   In PART ONE
9  We walked to the dais, and our legs did not tremble, and we looked up at the Council.
Anthem By Ayn Rand
Get Context   In PART ONE
10  Put the breakfast table on a dais.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVIII
Example Sentence:
1  When he approached the dais, he was greeted by cheers from the people who had come to honor him.