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pillar British & World English

A tall vertical structure of stone, wood, or metal, used as a support for a building, or as an ornament or monument

pillar English Thesaurus

eight stone pillars supported a dome

tower of strength British & World English

A person who can be relied upon to give a great deal of support and comfort to others

pillar box British & World English

(In the UK) a large red cylindrical public postbox

pillar rose British & World English

A climbing rose suitable for training on an upright

pillar box New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

(two words, hyphen when attributive)

Asoka pillar British & World English

A pillar with four lions on the capital, built by the Emperor Asoka at Sarnath in Uttar Pradesh to mark the spot where the Buddha publicly preached his first sermon, and adopted as a symbol by the government of India

pillar-box red British & World English

A bright red colour, like that in which pillar boxes are painted

from pillar to post British & World English

From one place to another in an unceremonious or fruitless manner

tower of strength in strength British & World English

A person who can be relied upon to give a great deal of support and comfort to others

from pillar to post in pillar British & World English

From one place to another in an unceremonious or fruitless manner