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socle

[sok-uh l, soh-kuh l] /ˈsɒk əl, ˈsoʊ kəl/
noun, Architecture
1.
a low, plain part forming a base for a column, pedestal, or the like; plinth.
Origin
1695-1705
1695-1705; < French < Italian zoccolo wooden shoe, base of a pedestal < Latin socculus literally, little soccus; see sock1, -ule
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  • O'Hara then spoke upon the condition of tho socle ties.
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socle

/ˈsəʊkəl/
noun
1.
another name for plinth (sense 1)
Word Origin
C18: via French from Italian zoccolo, from Latin socculus a little shoe, from soccus a sock1
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