Buttressing
Buttress But"tress, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Buttressed} (?); p. pr. & vb. n. {Buttressing}.] To support with a buttress; to prop; to brace firmly. [1913 Webster]

To set it upright again, and to prop and buttress it up for duration. --Burke. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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