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pillar

 [pil´er]
a supporting column, usually occurring in pairs.
p's of fauces folds of mucous membrane at the sides of the fauces.

pil·lar

(pil'ăr),
A structure or part having a resemblance to a column or pillar.
[L. pila]

pillar

/pil·lar/ (pil´er) a supporting column, usually occurring in pairs.
articular pillars  column-like structures formed by the articulation of the superior and inferior articular processes of the vertebrae.
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Articular pillar.
pillars of fauces  folds of mucous membrane at the sides of the fauces.

pil·lar

(pil'ăr)
A structure or part having a resemblance to a column or pillar.
[L. pila]

pillar

a supporting column.

p's of the fauces
folds of mucous membrane at the sides of the throat.
pillar reins
short reins attached to each side of a horse's headstall and fixed to a pillar on each side of the horse, the ties at 5 ft above the ground and the pillars 3 ft apart; method of restraint while grooming or saddling a horse.
ruminal pillar
fleshy ridges which circle the rumen dividing it into dorsal and ventral sacs; lesser coronary pillars demarcate the caudal sacs.
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COALITION, described by Stephen Mahon, as the worst jumper he has ever trained, led from pillar to post in the Bartlett Maiden Hurdle at Down Royal yesterday.
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Pushing them from pillar to post, as one facility after another shuts down, distresses and upsets them and is testament to the often callous way that we, as a society, treat our old folk.
5 million Criminal Justice Centre will mean that people will not be moved from pillar to post to navigate the justice system, according to Solicitor General Harriet Har-man.
She has undertaken all the tests they required, but she is being pushed from pillar to post.
What is proposed will not helpus, the ordinary people are already sent from pillar to post and we certainly want no more of that.
BARKING-MAD Sean Hughes was in the dog house after being dragged from pillar to post by a pack of unruly mutts while shooting his new TV series.
Course specialist Echo's Of Dawn made it three wins from four visits - he was second on the other - when leading from pillar to post for a very hard-fought success in the three-mile handicap chase.
Passengers are thrown from pillar to post and the chances the drivers take, especially with traffic lights, are frightening.