Pillaret \Pil"lar*et\, n. A little pillar. [R.] --Fuller. [1913 Webster]

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  • pillaret — /pil euh ret /, n. a small pillar. [1655 65; PILLAR + ET] * * * …   Universalium

  • pillaret — pil·lar·et …   English syllables

  • pillaret — ˈpiləˌret noun ( s) Etymology: pillar (I) + et : a little pillar …   Useful english dictionary

  • pillar — noun 1》 a tall vertical structure, usually of stone, used as a support for a building or as an ornament or monument. 2》 a person or thing providing reliable support: he was a pillar of his local community. Phrases from pillar to post from one… …   English new terms dictionary

  • pillar — n. 1 a a usu. slender vertical structure of wood, metal, or esp. stone used as a support for a roof etc. b a similar structure used for ornament. c a post supporting a structure. 2 a person regarded as a mainstay or support (a pillar of the… …   Useful english dictionary

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