Footstall
Footstall Foot"stall`, n. [Cf. {Pedestal}.] 1. The stirrup of a woman's saddle. [1913 Webster]

2. (Arch.) The plinth or base of a pillar. [1913 Webster]


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  • footstall — [foot′stôl΄] n. the pedestal or base of a column …   English World dictionary

  • footstall — /foot stawl /, n. 1. the stirrup of a woman s sidesaddle. 2. Archit. a pedestal, plinth, or base, as of a statue, column, or pier. [1575 85; FOOT + STALL1] * * * …   Universalium

  • footstall — /ˈfʊtstɔl/ (say footstawl) noun 1. the stirrup of a woman s side saddle. 2. Architecture the plinth or base of a pillar …   Australian English dictionary

  • footstall — noun an architectural support or base (as for a column or statue) • Syn: ↑pedestal, ↑plinth • Hypernyms: ↑support • Hyponyms: ↑socle • Part Holonyms: ↑c …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pedestal — Ped es*tal, n. [Sp. pedestal; cf. F. pi[ e]destal, It. piedestallo; fr. L. es, pedis, foot + OHG. stal standing place, station, place, akin to E. stall. See {Foot}, and {Stall}, and {Footstall}.] 1. (Arch.) The base or foot of a column, statue,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pedestal coil — Pedestal Ped es*tal, n. [Sp. pedestal; cf. F. pi[ e]destal, It. piedestallo; fr. L. es, pedis, foot + OHG. stal standing place, station, place, akin to E. stall. See {Foot}, and {Stall}, and {Footstall}.] 1. (Arch.) The base or foot of a column,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dakabin State High School — Location Marsden Road Dakabin, Queensland, Australia Information …   Wikipedia

  • pedestal — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. base, support. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. stand, foundation, footstall, plinth; see column 1 , support 2 …   English dictionary for students

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