surbase

noun sur·base \ ˈsərˌbās \

Definition of surbase

1 : a molding immediately above the base of a wall (as of a wainscoted room)
2 : a cornice or a series of moldings at the top of the base of a pedestal or podium — see dado illustration

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Origin and Etymology of surbase

sur- + base


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