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caryatids


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Caryatid  \Car`y*at"id\,  n.;  pl  {Caryatids}.  [See  {Caryatides}.] 
  (Arch.) 
  A  draped  female  figure  supporting  an  entablature,  in  the 
  place  of  a  column  or  pilaster. 




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