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Wednesday, June 24, 2009

Definitions for daedal

  1. Complex or ingenious in form or function; intricate.
  2. Skillful; artistic; ingenious.
  3. Rich; adorned with many things.

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Citations for daedal
Most Web-site designers realize that large image maps and daedal layouts are to be avoided, and the leading World Wide Web designers have reacted to users' objections to highly graphical, slow sites by using uncluttered, easy-to-use layouts. , InfoWorld
He gathered toward the end of his life a very extensive collection of illustrated books and illuminated manuscripts, and took heightened pleasure in their daedal patterns as his own strength declined. Florence S. Boos, preface to The Collected Letters of William Morris
Origin of daedal
1580-1590
Daedal comes from Latin daedalus, "cunningly wrought," from Greek daidalos, "skillful, cunningly created."