Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Having pillars; supported by pillars.
  • Having the form of a pillar.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Supported or ornamented by pillars; resembling a pillar, or pillars.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Having pillars.
  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of pillar. (verb)

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective having pillars

Etymologies

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pillar +‎ -ed (“having”) (forming adjective from noun)

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pillar +‎ -ed (“forming past and past participle of verb”)

Examples

  • The reception was chattering away in the large formal area upstairs known as the pillared crowing-room.

    Penalty

  • Out from this court they walked through a kind of pillared cloister, and the façades of the house as they passed on, were beautiful in pure simplicity of line; so white, they seemed to turn the sun on them to moonlight; so jewelled with bands and plaques of lovely tiles, that they were like snowy shoulders of a woman hung with necklaces of precious stones.

    The Golden Silence

  • They came to see his pillared legs, the jagged silicon penumbra of his collar bone, links of chain that merged with the tendons of his wrists.

    Ballardian » Ballardian/Savoy Microfiction competition winners

  • In my palace, I leave Medusa and my mother behind and pass through a pillared hall of shadows.

    The Memory Palace

  • Passengers off the Cremyll ferry stroll in the park beneath holm oaks and pass a pillared temple.

    Country diary: Mount Edgcumbe, Cornwall

  • Sitka Charley, looking back, saw the pillared smoke of their fire, and guessed.

    THE WISDOM OF THE TRAIL

  • And we encountered other men, fiercer, bigger, who faced us on the beaches in open fight, showering us with spears and arrows, while the great tree drums and the little tom-toms rumbled and rattled war across the tree-filled hollows, and all the hills were pillared with signal - smokes.

    Chapter 15

  • In my palace, I leave Medusa and my mother behind and pass through a pillared hall of shadows.

    The Memory Palace

  • Hand in hand they ran down the path to the tree-pillared room.

    Jack London's Story - Moon Face: Planchette pg 3 of 3

  • Sitka Charley, looking back, saw the pillared smoke of their fire, and guessed.

    The Wisdom of the Trail

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