Superstruct Su`per*struct", v. t. [L. superstructus, p. p. of superstruere to build upon; super over + struere to build. See {Super-}, and {Structure}.] To build over or upon another structure; to erect upon a foundation. [1913 Webster]

This is the only proper basis on which to superstruct first innocency and then virtue. --Dr. H. More. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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