soleplate

[ sohl-pleyt ]
/ ˈsoʊlˌpleɪt /

noun Carpentry.

a plate upon which studding is erected.

Origin of soleplate

First recorded in 1835–45; sole2 + plate1
Also called shoe, sole, sole·piece [sohl-pees] /ˈsoʊlˌpis/.
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