Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A small pedestal, used to support small objects, as busts, vases, etc.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In architecture, a bracket, pedestal, or socle, serving to support a bust, candelabrum, or other ornament.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • "I tell you that she is here," repeated Samuel Brohl, pointing to an alabaster statuette, posed on a _piedouche_.

    Samuel Brohl and Company

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  • An architectural term, not a pie-washer.

    December 8, 2010