Middle English deisfrom Anglo-Norman platformfrom Late Latin discustablefrom Latin discus, quoitdisk
All the apartments open into the court; and on the south side is an open alcove, with a marble floor, and raised dais round three sides, covered with cushions; the front wall is supported by an ornamented Saracenic arch.
The College Hall, adjoining it, is of similar construction, but plainly fitted in the common manner of a refectory, with a dais for the high table at the north and a gallery at the south.
The Exemplar folded his hands, contemplating the request, then turned and walked to the front of the dais.
I was up at the dais and one of the promoters came up and said Ms. Nichols, there’s someone here who would love to meet you.
My father An the king, shepherd of the gods, sat me in the Land on a holy dais.