socle

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

First Known Use of socle

circa 1704, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for socle

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

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The first known use of socle was circa 1704

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