See also:district of
See also:London, England, on the
See also:bank of the
See also:Thames, which surrounds it on three sides.- It falls within the metropolitan
See also:borough of Poplar . It is occupied by docks,
See also:works and poor houses . The origin of the name is not known . The
See also:suggestion that it is corrupted from the Isle of Docks falls to the ground on the question of chronology; another, that there were royal kennels here, is improbable, though they were situated at
See also:Deptford in the 17th century . (See POPLAR:)
See also:DOG-TOOTH (the French dent-de-scie), in architecture, an
See also:ornament found in the
See also:mouldings of
See also:work of the commencement of the 12th century, which is thought to have been introduced by the Crusaders from the East . The earliest example is found in the
See also:hall at Rabbath-Ammon in
See also:Moab (c . A.D . 614) built by the Sassanians, where it decorates the arch moulding of the
See also:blind arcades and the
See also:string courses . In the apse of the
See also:church at
See also:Murano, near Venice, it is similarly employed . In the 12th and 13th centuries it was further elaborated with
See also:carving, losing therefore its
See also:form, but constituting a but afterwards went over to Caesar, and was
See also:present at the
See also:battle His'. of
See also:Dogma; Eng. trans. i. p._21, footnote . I of Pharsalus . To
See also:escape the urgent demands of his creditors, he viii .
13 - II most beautiful decorative feature . In
See also:cathedral the dog-tooth ornament in the archivolt becomes a four-lobed
See also:leaf, and in
See also:Stone church, Kent, a much more enriched type of flower . The
See also:term has been supposed to originate in a resemblance to the dog-tooth
See also:violet, but the
See also:original idea of a projecting tooth is a sufficient explanation .
DOGWOOD (i.e. wood of the dog-tree; referred by the...
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