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estrade


estrade


  1  definition  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Estrade  \Es`trade"\,  n.  [F.,  fr  Sp  estrado,  orig.,  a  carpet  on 
  the  floor  of  a  room  also  a  carpeted  platform,  fr  L. 
  stratum  bed  covering.  See  {Stratum}.]  (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. 
 
  He  [the  teacher]  himself  should  have  his  desk  on  a 
  mounted  estrade  or  platform.  --J.  G.  Fitch.