entablement

[ en-tey-buh l-muh nt ]
/ ɛnˈteɪ bəl mənt /

noun

the platform above the dado on a pedestal.

Nearby words

  1. ensure,
  2. enswathe,
  3. ent,
  4. ent-,
  5. entablature,
  6. entad,
  7. entail,
  8. entailment,
  9. ental,
  10. entameba

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

/ (ɪnˈteɪbəlmənt) /

noun

the platform of a pedestal, above the dado, that supports a statue

Word Origin for entablement

C17: from Old French

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