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pil·lar

 (pĭl′ər)
n.
1.
a. A slender, freestanding, vertical support; a column.
b. Such a structure or one similar to it used for decoration.
2. One who occupies a central or responsible position: a pillar of the state.
tr.v. pil·lared, pil·lar·ing, pil·lars
To support or decorate with pillars or a pillar.
Idiom:
from pillar to post
From one place to another; hither and thither.

[Middle English, from Old French pilier, from Medieval Latin pīlāre, from Latin pīla.]
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pillared

(ˈpɪləd)
adj
(Architecture) architect containing upright structures of stone, brick, metal, etc, that support a superstructure or are used for ornamentation
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Adj.1.pillared - having pillars; "the pillared portico"
columned - having or resembling columns; having columns of a specified kind (often used as a combining form); "a columned portico"; "trees with columned trunks"; "white-columned houses"
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Translations

pillared

[ˈpɪlərd] adj [building] → soutenu(e) par des pilierspill bottle nflacon m de pilules
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