Webster 1913 Edition
The base or foot of a column, statue, vase, lamp, or the like; the part on which an upright work stands. It consists of three parts, the base, the die or dado, and the cornice or surbase molding. See Illust. of
Build him a
pedestal, and say, “Stand there!”
A casting secured to the frame of a truck and forming a jaw for holding a journal box.
A pillow block; a low housing.
An iron socket, or support, for the foot of a brace at the end of a truss where it rests on a pier.
a group of connected straight pipes arranged side by side and one above another, – used in a radiator.
Webster 1828 Edition