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Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Weird Word Wednesday

noun,  da·do \ˈdā-(ˌ)dō\
Popularity: Bottom 30% of words
Definition of dado
plural dadoes
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
:  a rectangular groove cut to make a joint in woodworking; specifically :  one cut across the grain

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Origin of dado
Italian, die, plinth

First Known Use: 1664
2 dado
verb,  da·do
Definition of dado
Dadoed dadoing
transitive verb
:  to provide with a dado
a :  to set into a groove
b :  to cut a dado in (as a plank)


First Known Use of dado

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