Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Arch.) 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.

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  • noun A dais or raised platform.

Etymologies

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From French estrade, from Spanish estrado.

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

  • "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 — Volume 6

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

    toile - French Word-A-Day

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

    Kindness of strangers

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

    French Word-A-Day:

  • 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

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