Origin of plinth
OTHER WORDS FROM plinthplinthless, adjectiveplinthlike, adjective
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How to use plinth in a sentence
The 40-foot stone plinth remains in place, covered with colorful graffiti from last summer’s racial and social justice protests.The statue of Robert E. Lee is gone, but the mystery of the time capsule persists|Gregory S. Schneider|September 9, 2021|Washington Post
Aware of that status, Northam’s office still plans to take down the metal statue — though the fate of its stone plinth is an open question.Northam proposes major effort to reimagine public space around Robert E. Lee statue in Richmond|Gregory S. Schneider|December 11, 2020|Washington Post
I half-expected him to barnstorm out in riding boots and harangue us, Mussolini-style, underlit from a plinth.
A giant toy duck was waddling on top of the fourth plinth when I arrived in Trafalgar Square mid-morning.
The forty-six stalls in the choir, erected on a plinth of red sandstone, belong to this period (1401-19).
The panels of the desks are elaborately worked, and the stone plinth which supports them is decorated with quatrefoils.
But the lower will seem to be larger, because it will project to the edge of the plinth.Ten Books on Architecture|Vitruvius
LIX., and c the angle of the square plinth projecting beneath it.The Stones of Venice, Volume I (of 3)|John Ruskin
The plinth which forms the upper part of the capital—supporting the entablature by bearing the lower surface of the epistyle beam.History of Ancient Art|Franz von Reber