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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bolster  \Bol"ster\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Bolstered};  p.  pr  & 
  vb  n.  {Bolstering}.] 
  1.  To  support  with  a  bolster  or  pillow.  --S.  Sharp. 
 
  2.  To  support,  hold  up  or  maintain  with  difficulty  or 
  unusual  effort;  --  often  with  up 
 
  To  bolster  baseness.  --Drayton. 
 
  Shoddy  inventions  designed  to  bolster  up  a 
  factitious  pride.  --Compton 
  Reade. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bolstered  \Bol"stered\,  a. 
  1.  Supported;  upheld. 
 
  2.  Swelled  out 




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