any external prop or support built to steady a structure by opposing its outward thrusts, especially a projecting support built into or against the outside of a masonry wall.
any prop or support.
a thing shaped like a buttress, as a tree trunk with a widening base.
a bony or horny protuberance, especially on a horse’s hoof.
to support by a buttress; prop up.
to give encouragement or support to (a person, plan, etc.).
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Also called pier. a construction, usually of brick or stone, built to support a wall See also flying buttress
any support or prop
something shaped like a buttress, such as a projection from a mountainside
either of the two pointed rear parts of a horse’s hoof
to support (a wall) with a buttress
to support or sustain
the boundary lines of a piece of land, as used in deeds, titles, etc.
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an island of Indonesia, SE of Celebes Island. 100 miles (161 km) long. noun an island of Indonesia, southeast of Sulawesi: hilly and forested. Chief town: Baubau. Area: 4555 sq km (1759 sq miles)