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dais
used in Arrowsmith

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Definition
a platform raised above the surrounding level to give prominence to people on it
  • Clinging to the soaring wall, above the dais on which lunched the Director and the seven heads of departments, was a carved musicians'-gallery.
    Chapter 26 (51% in)
  • The staff sat in Hall at two long tables, one on the dais, one below: tiny insect groups under the massy ceiling.
    Chapter 26 (80% in)
  • He was shy before the spectacled gravity of the five Trustees as they sat, like a Supreme Court, at the dais table in Bonanza Hall— Gottlieb a little removed, also trying to look grave and supreme.
    Chapter 32 (18% in)

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