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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The pedestal, plinth, or base of a pillar, column, or statue.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The stirrup of a woman's saddle.
  • n. The plinth or base of a pillar.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The stirrup of a woman's saddle.
  • n. The plinth or base of a pillar.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The stirrup of a woman's saddle.
  • n. [Cf. G. fussgestell, Sw. fotställning.] In architecture, the plinth or base of a pillar: probably a sort of translation of French piédestal, pedestal.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. an architectural support or base (as for a column or statue)

Etymologies

foot +‎ stall. Compare pedestal. (Wiktionary)

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