entablement

entablement

[en-tey-buhl-muhnt]
noun
the platform above the dado on a pedestal.

Origin:
1655–65; < French, equivalent to entable(r) to table (see en-1, table) + -ment -ment

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entablement (ɪnˈteɪbəlmənt)
 
n
the platform of a pedestal, above the dado, that supports a statue
 
[C17: from Old French]

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