The emails urge the recipient to open an attachment related to the latest Israeli operation known as pillar of Defense.
Or Lot's wife looking back and turning into a pillar of salt.
pillar, who spent 28 years at the CIA, is now a professor at Georgetown University.
And, to pay for some trivial new help for the poor, far too many cuts are made to that pillar of the Great Society, Medicare.
Engaging directly with the tribal population must be the second pillar in any partnership.
Well for me it was not the Abyss which yawns at the end of pillar Hall.
The pillar split up its whole length at that look from Hrymer's eyes.
Isis then begged the pillar, took it down, took out the chest, and cried so loud that the younger son of the king died of fright.
He flung it, not at the pillar this time, but at Hrymer's head.
If a pillar was too long for its companion, it was shortened without reference to its diameters or form.
c.1200, from Old French piler "pillar, column, pier" (12c., Modern French pilier) and directly from Medieval Latin pilare, from Latin pila "pillar, stone barrier." Figurative sense of "prop or support of an institution or community" is first recorded early 14c. Phrase pillar to post is c.1600, originally of tennis, exact meaning obscure.
pillar pil·lar (pĭl'ər)
A structure or part that provides support and resembles a column or pillar.
used to support a building (Judg. 16:26, 29); as a trophy or memorial (Gen. 28:18; 35:20; Ex. 24:4; 1 Sam. 15:12, A.V., "place," more correctly "monument," or "trophy of victory," as in 2 Sam. 18:18); of fire, by which the Divine Presence was manifested (Ex. 13:2). The "plain of the pillar" in Judg. 9:6 ought to be, as in the Revised Version, the "oak of the pillar", i.e., of the monument or stone set up by Joshua (24:26).