Scabellum | Article about scabellum by The Free Dictionary
In Roman architecture and derivates, a high, freestanding pedestal.
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to 'He was in subiection to His parents'; the honour paid to creatures, animate or inanimate, to Laudate Dominum in sanctis Ejus, and Adorate scabellum
pedum Ejus; and so of the rest" (Essay 99).
It is curious that such an ordinary object as futstule should be such an apparent lexical novelty: even in England it was apparently a recent coinage, rendering Vulgate scabellum
pedum (Mt 5: 35).