socle

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noun so·cle \ ˈsō-kəl , ˈsä- \

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 and Etymology of socle

French, from Italian zoccolo sock, socle, from Latin socculus, diminutive of soccus sock

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