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surbase

[sur-beys] /ˈsɜrˌbeɪs/
noun, Architecture.
1.
a molding above a base, as that immediately above a baseboard, the crowning molding of a pedestal, etc.
Origin of surbase
1670-1680
First recorded in 1670-80; sur-1 + base1
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surbase

/ˈsɜːˌbeɪs/
noun
1.
the uppermost part, such as a moulding, of a pedestal, base, or skirting Compare subbase
Derived Forms
surbasement, noun
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