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pedestal

noun

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1 a bottom part upon which something rests or is supported
  • The museum displayed the jewels on a pedestal inside a glass case.
  • The entrance to the ruined temple was flanked by columns, some of which had fallen from their pedestals.

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The first known use of pedestal was in 1563

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“Pedestal.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/pedestal. Accessed 18 Jan. 2022.

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