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entablement

[en-tey-buh l-muh nt]
noun
  1. the platform above the dado on a pedestal.
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Origin of entablement

1655–65; < French, equivalent to entable(r) to table (see en-1, table) + -ment -ment
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British Dictionary definitions for entablement

entablement

noun
  1. the platform of a pedestal, above the dado, that supports a statue
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Word Origin

C17: from Old French
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