[sok-uhl, soh-kuhl]
noun Architecture.
a low, plain part forming a base for a column, pedestal, or the like; plinth.

1695–1705; < French < Italian zoccolo wooden shoe, base of a pedestal < Latin socculus literally, little soccus; see sock1, -ule Unabridged
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socle (ˈsəʊkəl)
another name for plinth
[C18: via French from Italian zoccolo, from Latin socculus a little shoe, from soccus a sock1]

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O'Hara then spoke upon the condition of tho socle ties.
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