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buttress
used in
Far from the Madding Crowd
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buttress
Used in
Far from the Madding Crowd
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  • Bathsheba skirted the buttress, and beheld the hole and the tomb, its delicately veined surface splashed and stained just as Troy had seen it and left it two hours earlier.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Along each side wall was a range of striding buttresses, throwing deep shadows on the spaces between them, which were perforated by lancet openings, combining in their proportions the precise requirements both of beauty and ventilation.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: buttress the defenses
as in: a flying buttress
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