Meaning of PILASTER in English

PILASTER

noun

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At least three pitched stone supports along the inside may have supported engaged pilasters or a bench.

He describes its every blind arched chimney and fluted pilaster .

It is simple, decorated only with flat, low pilasters in brick, and has a belfry and pyramid above.

Outside are pilaster strips and there are also arched corbel tables.

The entrances are marked by pilasters or engaged columns supported on a triangular gable.

The external walls of the churches are decorated simply by pilaster strips and corbelled string courses with arcading, as in Lombardy.

The royal hunting-lodge of Falkland in Fife was transformed into a Renaissance palace, ornate with pilasters, medallions and allegorical statuary.

The top storey has no openings and the order is in pilaster form.

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