pillar

[ pil-er ]SEE DEFINITION OF pillar

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR PILLAR

When LOT swapped his wife away for a pillar of salt, the trade was free.

Behind it, at the corner of a pillar, was an ever-burning altar-lamp.

In an hour we can raise a pillar of ice ten feet high, and that is quite enough.

Crowded against the pillar I could not escape and so tried to appear unconcerned.

They threatened between them to fix her there in a pillar of snow.

Then he turned the water-taps, of which there was one by every pillar.

In front of that temple there are three altars, and in front of the altars a pillar.

He sat by the pillar at which he had first placed himself, and hardly ever rose from it.

She stood for some minutes leaning against a pillar to collect her senses.

All sorts of legends are told of it, and it is said to have been a piece of Jacob's Pillar.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR PILLAR

reinforce

verbstrengthen, augment
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