dado
I. noun (plural dadoes) Etymology: Italian, die, plinth Date: 1664 1. a. the part of a pedestal of a column above the base b. the lower part of an interior wall when specially decorated or faced; also the decoration adorning this part of a wall 2. a rectangular groove cut to make a joint in woodworking; specifically one cut across the grain II. transitive verb (dadoed; dadoing) Date: 1881 1. to provide with a dado 2. a. to set into a groove b. to cut a dado in (as a plank)

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