Thesaurus / buttress
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My plan was of to build a buttress of loose stone on which to stand to tap it with the tomahawk.

Tropic DaysE. J. Banfield

And you will cosset him in them—to save his hoggish dignity487 and buttress up his heavy pride.

Take a rifle and the Indian packer, and try to get down the east side of the range by the neck below the buttress.

Northwest!Harold Bindloss

The mist was not thick and he knew his line to the buttress.

Northwest!Harold Bindloss

This cloister is very small, having on each side four arches, divided by a buttress in the centre of each side.

On these occasions, Groff contrived to shrink under the shade of some buttress, or projecting wall.

The Circassian ChiefW.H.G. Kingston

The architecture of the Pointed Arch1 (or vault, gable, and buttress).

But the place was as silent as its graves; and I followed the sexton to the shadow of a buttress.

EremaR. D. Blackmore

The compartments are divided by a shallow Buttress or Pilaster Strip.

Already the sprawling, hillside town, framed in its mangrove swamps, was lost around the buttress of the harbor's sentinel rock.

The Portal of DreamsCharles Neville Buck

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