surbased

adjective
sur·based | \-st\

Definition of surbased 

1 : having the curve center below the springing line of imposts surbased arch surbased vault

2 : having a surbase

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History and Etymology for surbased

French surbaissé depressed, flattened, surbased (from past participle of surbaisser to lower from above, depress, flatten, from sur- + baisser to lower, from bas low, from Middle French) + English -ed

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