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  • n. Plural form of estrade.

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Examples

  • Thereupon she took me by the hand and led me, unable to resist for the violence of her pressure, through seven vestibules, whilst the old woman forewent us with the lighted candle, till we came to a great saloon with four estrades whereon a horseman might play

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Next day was appropriated to the first class; on my arrival, I found the directress seated, as usual, in a chair between the two estrades, and before her was standing Mdlle.

    The Professor, by Charlotte Bronte

  • When he came out of the bath, Mehmoud carried him into a saloon with four estrades, decorated with gold, and let bring a tray of all manner meats.

    The Book of the Thousand Nights and One Night, Volume III

  • In the midst was a spacious courtyard, with four estrades, one on each side, and a bench of stone.

    The Book of the Thousand Nights and One Night, Volume I

  • Thereupon she took me by the hand and led me, unable to resist for the violence of her pressure, through seven vestibules, whilst the old woman forewent us with the lighted candle, till we came to a great saloon with four estrades whereon

    Arabian nights. English

  • So they entered and the nurse, casting a glance around, perceived that the Princess had made ready the sitting-chamber and ranged the lamps in row and lighted candles of wax in chandeliers of gold and silver and spread the divans and estrades with carpets and cushions.

    Arabian nights. English

  • [FN#416] Arab. (from Pers.) "Aywán" which here corresponds with the Egyptian "líwán" a tall saloon with estrades.

    Arabian nights. English

  • Each of them having drunk a draught of water at the fountain, they laid themselves down upon one of the estrades; and after a little chat, being soothed by the agreeable murmur of the water, fell asleep.

    The Arabian Nights Entertainments - Complete

  • When he came back, there was just day-light enough for him to discern two persons asleep upon one of the estrades, with their heads under a piece of linen, to defend them from the gnats.

    The Arabian Nights Entertainments - Complete

  • The office of keeper of this pleasure house was at this time held by a very aged officer, named Scheich Ibrahim, whom the caliph, for some important service, had put into that employment, with strict charge not to let all sorts of people in, but especially to suffer no one either to sit or lie down on the estrades at the outward door, that they might always be clean; and whenever he found any body there, to punish them severely.

    The Arabian Nights Entertainments - Complete

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