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1. Pertaining to doris, in ancient Greece, or to the Dorians; as, the doric dialect.

2. Belonging to, or resembling, the oldest and simplest of the three orders of architecture used by the greeks, but ranked as second of the five orders adopted by the romans. See abacus, Capital, order.

this order is distinguished, according to the treatment of details, as Grecian doric, or roman doric.

3. Of or relating to one of the ancient greek musical modes or keys. Its character was adapted both to religions occasions and to war.

Origin: L. Doricus, gr, fr. The Dorians.

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Scotty, Where you see differences in doctrinal fundamentals I see differences in detail. The arguements you site are akin to whether ionic or doric collumns are better. They are both collumns. As for the vitreol and furvor you see in science are simply explained by the fact that humans are involved. ...

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