Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A dais or raised platform.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A portion of the floor of a room raised above the general level, as a place for a bed or a throne; a platform; a dais.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An elevated part of the floor of a room; a raised platform or dais.

Etymologies

From French estrade, from Spanish estrado. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • "estrade" where he stood, -- no vulgar curiosity evinced by any one, but the group continued, as before, to gather and scatter.

    The Confessions of Harry Lorrequer — Complete

  • Three Random Words: une estrade (f) = platform le saindoux (m) = lard voguer = to drift, to wander in Characters, Kindness of strangers | Permalink

    Characters

  • Three Random Words: une estrade (f) = platform le saindoux (m) = lard voguer = to drift, to wander

    French Word-A-Day:

  • Its door was of Indian teak-wood inlaid with gold that glowed; and through it one passed into a royal-hall in whose midst was a jetting fount girt by a raised estrade.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • The Princess looked right and left, till she came to the upper end of the estrade, when she fixed her eyes upon the wall and gazed long and earnestly thereat; whereupon the old woman knew that her glance had lighted on the presentment of her dream and took the two waiting-women away with her, that they might not divert her mind.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • He made her no answer: so she came down from the bed on the estrade; and catching hold of his skirt laid it on her head and kissed his feet, saying, “Veil what Allah veileth!”

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • They then visited every part of the gardens and ate of the fruits and continued walking till it waxed dark, when they returned to the estrade and sat down, Janshah on the throne in the centre and the three others on the stools ranged to the right and left.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • The estrade at the upper end was hung and carpeted with brocaded silks of various colours and thereon stood two thrones of red gold, inlaid with pearls and jewels.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Suddenly, ere we were ware of aught, the Ifrit yelled out from under the flames and, coming up to us as we stood on the estrade, blew fire in our faces.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • The fair young girl came down from the estrade and said to me,

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

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