Definition of socle
: a projecting usually molded member at the foot of a wall or pier or beneath the base of a column, pedestal, or superstructure
Origin of socle
French, from Italian zoccolo sock, socle, from Latin socculus, diminutive of soccus sock
First Known Use: circa 1704
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