Origin of pilaster
OTHER WORDS FROM pilasterun·der·pi·las·ter, noun
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How to use pilaster in a sentence
Archie had been sitting in his favourite attitude, with his stockinged feet against the pilaster of the fireplace.In Accordance with the Evidence|Oliver Onions
Although all are shorter than the usual pilaster, the design is exactly similar to that usually employed for this purpose.
The Duke of Somerset took the most sensible course and went to sleep, leaning against a pilaster, immediately after dinner.Memoirs of the Duchesse de Dino v.1/3, 1831-1835|Dorothy Duchesse de Dino
Various gargoyles project from the uppermost string, which on the east side is not broken by the central pilaster.
Adjoining it is a flat pilaster buttress, apparently original.