buttress pier

noun

1
: a pier serving wholly or in part as a buttress
2
: the part of a buttress above the point of thrust
3
: the pier receiving the thrust of a flying buttress

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“Buttress pier.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/buttress%20pier. Accessed 5 Mar. 2024.

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