Definitions for "Plinth"
In classical architecture, a vertically faced member immediately below the circular base of a column; also, the lowest member of a pedestal; hence, in general, the lowest member of a base; a sub-base; a block upon which the moldings of an architrave or trim are stopped at the bottom. See Illust. of Column.
a lower block or base for a column or pedestal; sometimes decorated or inscribed
The projecting base of a wall.
Keywords:  quaich, stand, display
stand to display a quaich.
Projecting masonry, often with decorative mouldings, and reserved for the clergy