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dais
used in The Two Towers

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Definition
a platform raised above the surrounding level to give prominence to people on it
  • At the far end of the house, beyond the hearth and facing north towards the doors, was a dais with three steps; and in the middle of the dais was a great gilded chair.
    3.6 — Book 3 Chapter 6 — The King of the Golden Hall (34% in)
  • At the far end of the house, beyond the hearth and facing north towards the doors, was a dais with three steps; and in the middle of the dais was a great gilded chair.
    3.6 — Book 3 Chapter 6 — The King of the Golden Hall (34% in)
  • 'You speak justly, lord,' said the pale man sitting upon the steps of the dais.
    3.6 — Book 3 Chapter 6 — The King of the Golden Hall (37% in)
  • The woman hastened to the king's side, taking his arm, and with faltering steps the old man came down from the dais and paced softly through the hall.
    3.6 — Book 3 Chapter 6 — The King of the Golden Hall (47% in)

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