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stanchion

noun

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  1. an upright shaft that supports an overhead structure <the stanchion of an arch> Synonyms column, pier, pilaster, post, pillarRelated Words caryatid, pedestal; buttress, flying buttress; needle, obelisk; pile, piling




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