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The Fellowship of the Ring
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bolster -- as in: to bolster
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The Fellowship of the Ring
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  • ’Well Masters,’ said Nob, ’I’ve ruffled up the clothes and put in a bolster down the middle of each bed.
  • Guests unable to sleep in their beds, and good bolsters ruined and all!
  • When they saw them they were glad that they had taken his advice: the windows had been forced open and were swinging, and the curtains were flapping; the beds were tossed about, and the bolsters slashed and flung upon the floor; the brown mat was torn to pieces.

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  • So I’d grabbed a book for myself and propped up a row of pillows for Mia to bolster her leg against, like she liked to at night.
    Gayle Forman  --  Where She Went
  • But I am bolstered by Liv Crawford, whom I haven’t actually seen in some time but whose daily contact with me is most regular, in the form of a different catered box dinner delivered each afternoon by her new assistant, Julie, a cheery, bouncy young woman whose talk and dress are uncannily like Liv’s.
    Chang-rae Lee  --  A Gesture Life

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