bolster

give greatly needed support 
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bolster

[n] - a pillow that is often put across a bed underneath the regular pillows 2. [v] - prop up with a pillow or bolster
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Bolster

Hardwood cap placed over a post to increase its load-bearing capacity.
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Bolster

A hardwood cap attached to the end of a wooden post to increase it capacity to bear loads..
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Bolster

A short horizontal timber or steel beam on top of a column to support and decrease the span of beams or girders.
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Bolster

Bol'ster noun [ Anglo-Saxon bolster ; akin to Icelandic b...lstr , Swedish & Danish bolster , Old High German bolstar , polstar , German polster ; from the same root as English bole stem, bowl hollow vessel. Confer Bulge , Poltroon
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Bolster

Bol'ster transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Bolstered ; present participle & verbal noun Bolstering .] 1. To support with a bolster or pillow. S. Sharp. 2. To support, hold up, or maintain with difficul...
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bolster

1. A long pillow or cushion, used to support the head of a person lying on a bed; generally laid under the pillows. 'And here I'll fling the pillow, there the bolster, This way the coverlet, another way the sheets.' (Shak) ... 2. A pad, quilt, or anything used to hinder pressure, support any part of the body, or make a bandage sit easy upon a wound...
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bolster

long pillow noun a pillow that is often put across a bed underneath the regular pillows
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bolster

verb support and strengthen; `bolster morale`
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Bolster

• (n.) Anything used to prevent chafing. • (v. t.) To support, hold up, or maintain with difficulty or unusual effort; -- often with up. • (n.) A pad, quilt, or anything used to hinder pressure, support any part of the body, or make a bandage sit easy upon a wounded part; a compress. • (n.) A long pillow or cushion, used to supp...
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Bolster

In architecture a bolster is the rolls forming the ends or sides of the Ionic capital.
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Bolster

shoulder.
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bolster

a long pillow or cushion which forms an integral part of a chair, sofa or bed
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Bolster

A bolster is a block of wood on the carriage of a siege gun, upon which the breech of the gun rests when arranged for transportation.
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Bolster

A bolster is the perforated plate in a punching machine on which anything rests when being punched. In cutlery, the bolster is that part of a knife blade which abuts upon the end of the handle. The term is also applied to the metallic end of a pocket-knife handle.
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Bolster

a transverse baulk of timber or steel to support long loads, such as timber, rail or metal products. Usually found on single, twin or more recently bogie wagons. Bolsters could be either fixed or swivelling. See Caledonian Dgm 109, North Eastern Dgms D1, D2 & D4 for examples.
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bolster

support and strengthen
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Bolster

A bolster is a long narrow pillow or cushion filled with cotton, down or fibre. Bolsters are usually firm for back or arm support or for decorative application. They are not a standard size or shape and commonly have a zipper or hook-and-loop enclosure. A foam insert is sometimes used for additional support. A bolster is also referred to as a cush...
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Bolster

A collar or shank at the point on a knife where the blade meets the handle.
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Bolster

Quarter rounds resting on the trestletrees to prevent the shrouds from chafing or taking too sharp a bend.
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bolster

support and strengthen
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bolster

support and strengthen
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bolster

(399) lie together.
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