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English → English (gcide) Definition: Pillars of the fauces Pillar \Pil"lar\, n. [OE. pilerF. pilier, LL. pilare, pilarium, pilarius, fr. L. pila a pillar. See Pile a heap.] 1. The general and popular term for a firm, upright, insulated support for a superstructure; a pier, column, or post; also, a column or shaft not supporting a superstructure, as one erected for a monument or an ornament. [1913 Webster] Jacob set a pillar upon her grave. --Gen. xxxv. 20. [1913 Webster] The place . . . vast and proud, Supported by a hundred pillars stood. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] 2. Figuratively, that which resembles such a pillar in appearance, character, or office; a supporter or mainstay; as, the Pillars of Hercules; a pillar of the state. “You are a well-deserving pillar.” --Shak. [1913 Webster] By day a cloud, by night a pillar of fire. --Milton. [1913 Webster] 3. (R. C. Ch.) A portable ornamental column, formerly carried before a cardinal, as emblematic of his support to the church. [Obs.] --Skelton. [1913 Webster] 4. (Man.) The center of the volta, ring, or manege ground, around which a horse turns. [1913 Webster] From pillar to post, hither and thither; to and fro; from one place or predicament to another; backward and forward. [Colloq.] Pillar saint. See Stylite. Pillars of the fauces. See Fauces, 1. [1913 Webster]

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