A stage was erected next to the edifice and hundreds would gather to watch floggings, crying out “Allahu Akbar!”
It is an edifice that seems to have been constructed for eternity.
On the front and sides of the 153 edifice was written, "The Castle of Reserve."
The first house, built in 1702, was succeeded in 1726 by the present edifice.
His dwelling struck that edifice and he was thrown into his own office.
The interior of the edifice suggests a great metropolitan cathedral rather than the chief church of a small provincial town.
An engraving of the edifice as he left it exists in the Bibliothèque Nationale.
The printed book, the gnawing worm of the edifice, sucks and devours it.
He does not and cannot make the stone which goes into his edifice, but he makes the edifice.
The present edifice is the fourth which has occupied a site in Drury Lane.
late 14c., from Old French edifice "building," from Latin aedificium "building," from aedificare "to erect a building," from aedis, variant of aedes "temple, sanctuary," usually a single edifice without partitions, also, in the plural, "dwelling house, building," originally "a place with a hearth" + the root of facere "to make" (see factitious).
Ædis is from PIE *aidh- "to burn" (cf. Greek aithein "to burn," Sanskrit inddhe "burst into flames," Old Irish aed "fire," Welsh aidd "heat, zeal," Old High German eit "funeral pile"), from root *ai- "to burn."