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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“Surbase.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 14 December 2019.

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