Definitions of dado
  1. noun
    a rectangular groove cut into a board so that another piece can fit into it
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    type of:
    channel, groove
    a long narrow furrow cut either by a natural process (such as erosion) or by a tool (as e.g. a groove in a phonograph record)
  2. verb
    cut a dado into or fit into a dado
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    type of:
    make a groove in, or provide with a groove
  3. verb
    provide with a dado
    “The owners wanted to dado their dining room”
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    type of:
    furnish, provide, render, supply
    give something useful or necessary to
  4. noun
    the section of a pedestal between the base and the surbase
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    type of:
    section, segment
    one of several parts or pieces that fit with others to constitute a whole object
  5. noun
    panel forming the lower part of an interior wall when it is finished differently from the rest of the wall
    synonyms: wainscot
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    type of:
    sheet that forms a distinct (usually flat and rectangular) section or component of something
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