plinth: plinth: 1. A block or slab on which a pedestal, column, or statue is placed.
2. The base block at the intersection of the baseboard and the vertical trim around an opening.
3. A continuous course of stones supporting a wall. Also called plinth course.
4. A square base, as for a vase. American Heritage Dictionary
The people in Louisiana must know that ... The people in Louisiana must know that all across our country there's a lot of prayer â€” prayer for those whose lives have been turned upside down. And I'm one of them. It's good to come down here. George W. Bush Sept. 3, 2008, at an emergency operations center in Baton Rouge, La., after Hurricane Gustav hit the Gulf Coast.