Online Encyclopedia

PLINTH (Gr. ir)^fvOos, a square tile)

Online Encyclopedia
Originally appearing in Volume V21, Page 841 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
Spread the word: it!
PLINTH (Gr. ir)^fvOos, a square tile), the term in architecture given to the lower mouldings of a podium, pedestal or skirting, also to any rectangular block on which a statue or vase is placed, and in the Classic Orders to the square block of moderate height, under the base mouldings of the column or pedestal.
End of Article: PLINTH (Gr. ir)^fvOos, a square tile)
PLINLIMMON (Plynlimmon, Pumplumon, Pumlumon, Penlum...

Additional information and Comments

There are no comments yet for this article.
» Add information or comments to this article.
Please link directly to this article:
Highlight the code below, right click and select "copy." Paste it into a website, email, or other HTML document.