surbase

2 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Surbase \Sur"base'\, noun [Pref. sur- + base.]

1. (Arch.) A cornice, or series of moldings, on the top of the base of a pedestal, podium, etc. See Illust. of {Column}.

2. A board or group of moldings running round a room on a level with the tops of the chair backs. --Knight.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

surbase

noun

1: the molding or border above the base of a structure (a pedestal or podium or wall)


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