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entablement

[ en-tey-buhl-muhnt ]
/ ɛnˈteɪ bəl mənt /
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noun
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
/ (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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