noun, plural da·does, da·dos.
verb (used with object)
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He was close to Gianni Agnelli, the head of Fiat cars, as well as the Roman Prince Dado Ruspoli.
Hence, Gianni and Dado decided to play a rather morbid joke on their Danish friend.
It is the background for the furniture, and should be deeper than the dado or wainscoting.Color Value|C. R. Clifford
It is filled in to ornament and protect that portion of the wall between the chair or dado rail and the skirting.
He commissioned Whistler to suggest the colour in the hall, and paint the detail of blossom and leaf on the panels of the dado.
He decorated the gallery: delicate rose on the walls, white dado, white chairs, and pale azaleas in rose-flushed jars.
Whistler decorated the room in Brown and Gold, choosing the brown paper for the walls, designing the mouldings of the dado.