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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Buttress  \But"tress\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Buttressed}  (?);  p. 
  pr  &  vb  n.  {Buttressing}.] 
  To  support  with  a  buttress;  to  prop;  to  brace  firmly. 
 
  To  set  it  upright  again  and  to  prop  and  buttress  it  up 
  for  duration.  --Burke. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  buttressed 
  adj  :  held  up  by  braces  or  buttresses  [syn:  {braced}] 




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