noun (suppedane, a)
- a foot-support for a crucified person, projecting from the base of the cross
- 2002: At the center of the O, a nimbed Christ is fixed to a cross with a large serpent coiled at its base, his feet on a . " Celia Chazell, Reading Medieval Images, ed. Thelma Thomas & Elizabeth Sears (University of Michigan 2005, p. 27)
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