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buttress
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The Two Towers
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buttress
Used in
The Two Towers
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  • Out from their feet were flung huge buttresses and broken hills that were now at the nearest scarce a dozen miles away.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • They lay now peering over the edge of a rocky hollow beneath the out-stretched shadow of the northmost buttress of Ephel Duath.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The hollow in which they had taken refuge was delved in the side of a low hill, at some little height above a long trenchlike valley that lay between it and the outer buttresses of the mountains.  (not reviewed by editor)

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