lally column

noun, often capitalized L
lal·​ly column | \ ˈlä-lē- How to pronounce lally column (audio) \

Definition of lally column

: a concrete-filled cylindrical steel structural column

First Known Use of lally column

1926, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for lally column

from Lally, a trademark

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“Lally column.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Jul. 2020.

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