Definition of Pillars

1. Noun. (plural of pillar) ¹



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Definition of Pillars

1. pillar [v] - See also: pillar

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pillars

pillar of Islam
pillar of iris
pillar of strength
pillar of the community
pillared
pillaret
pillarets
pillaring
pillarization
pillarize
pillarized
pillarizes
pillarizing
pillarless
pillarlike
pillars (current term)
pillars of fauces
pillars of fornix
pillars of the community
pillau
pillaus
pillbox
pillboxes
pillbug
pilled
pilled-up
piller
pillery
pillet
pillhead

Literary usage of Pillars

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1. Transactions by American Ethnological Society (1859)
"By this arrangement of ventilation the whole of the pillars may be removed ... The method of working the pillars at that time was commonly called "working ..."

2. Anatomy, Descriptive and Surgical by Henry Gray (1901)
"They have received their name from stretching across between the two pillars of the external ring ; they increase the strength of the lower part of the ..."

3. A General Collection of the Best and Most Interesting Voyages and Travels in by John Pinkerton (1814)
"The two couplets of pillars in the middle feem to have been ... were brought from fome ancient buildings, moil pro- bably from Alexandria ; pillars of one ..."

4. Mining Engineers' Handbook by Robert Peele (1918)
"more pillars are left in lower than in upper part of slope. Machine slopes requ pillars than hand-driven, due to shattering action of heavier blasts. ..."

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