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pillar
Part of Speech: Noun
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1. Having a support in the form of a pillar, instead of legs; as, a pillar drill.
Part of Speech: noun
1. The general and popular term for a firm, upright, insulated support for a superstructure; a pier, column, or post; also, a column or shaft not supporting a superstructure, as one erected for a monument or an ornament.
2. Figuratively, that which resembles such a pillar in appearance, character, or office; a supporter or mainstay; as, the Pillars of Hercules; a pillar of the state.
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