Attic base


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(Arch.) a peculiar form of molded base for a column or pilaster, described by Vitruvius, applied under the Roman Empire to the Ionic and Corinthian and "Roman Doric" orders, and imitated by the architects of the Renaissance.
(Arch.) See under Attic.

See also: Attic, Base

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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