Definition of Tower of strength

1. Noun. A person who can be relied on to give a great deal of support and comfort.

Exact synonyms: Pillar Of Strength
Generic synonyms: Patron, Sponsor, Supporter

Definition of Tower of strength

1. Noun. Person who supplies strong and reliable support, especially in difficult times. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tower Of Strength

tower block
tower crane
tower cress
tower mustard
tower of silence
tower of strength (current term)
tower over
tower skull
towering inferno
towering infernos
towers of Hanoi
towers of strength

Literary usage of Tower of strength

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1. Thomas Nast: His Period and His Pictures by Albert Bigelow Paine (1904)
"In the issue with the Curtis editorial above noted appeared " Carl Schurz the Brave " as a " Tower of Strength," the most pronounced caricature thus far of ..."

2. Elements of Moral Philosophy by Jasper Adams (1837)
"... and well-principled citizens of a country, much more than personal prowess and individual valor, are the chief tower of strength to a country. ..."

3. History of the Regency and Reign of King George the Fourthby William Cobbett by William Cobbett (1834)
"and against all her enemies ; to show her what a tower of strength and rock of safety she had in that popularity of which her enemies were wholly destitute; ..."

4. Piccadilly to Pall Mall: Manners, Morals, and Man by Ralph Nevill, Charles Edward Jerningham (1909)
"... which in time would prove a very tower of strength in the defence of the Turf, against which the forces of Puritanism are ever ranged in sullen array. ..."

5. American Navigation: With Some Account of the Causes of Its Recent Decay by Henry Hall (1879)
"Their mode of life makes them a tower of strength to the country. Ask the working-men and seamen of America what they think of the duty of Congress in this ..."

6. The Private History of the Court of England by Sarah Green (1808)
"English Rebellion, and French Policy. CHAP. X. REBELLION, AND FRENCH POLICY. The king's name is a tower of strength, Which they upon the adverse faction ..."

7. The Masterpieces and the History of Literature: Analysis, Criticism by Julian Hawthorne, John Russell Young, Oliver Herbrand Gordon Leigh, John Porter Lamberton (1906)
"Jehovah, Lord of Hosts, is with us, The God of Jacob is our tower of strength. There is a stream whose waters make glad the city of God, The holy places of ..."

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