Definition of Bolster. Meaning of Bolster. Synonyms of Bolster

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Definition of Bolster

Bolster
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.

Meaning of Bolster from wikipedia

- A bolster is a long narrow pillow or cushion filled with cotton, down or fibre. Bolsters are usually firm for back or arm support or for decorative application...
- A bolster is a type of pillow or cushion. Bolster may also refer to: Bolster (knife), the thick metal portion of a knife joining the handle and the blade...
- Bolster day is annual festival held at Chapel Porth cove near St Agnes, Cornwall, UK. The festival is held on the Sunday before the early Spring Bank...
- A span bolster, in rail terminology, is a beam or frame used to link two trucks (US) or bogies (UK) so that they can be articulated together and be joined...
- Bolster is a surname. Notable people with the surname include: Henry B Bolster (19th-century), American politician and businessman Judge Charles Bolster...
- Sally McCarthy Bolster is a former member of the Connecticut House of Representatives, representing the 137th District from 1988 to 1993. She has served...
- Anita Sharp-Bolster (28 August 1895 – 1 June 1985) was an Irish-born American actress who appeared in 88 films and 12 TV series from 1928 to 1978. She...
- Bogie bolster may refer to the bolster that is part of a bogie (UK) or truck (US), see List of railroad truck parts § Bogie bolster a British flatbed...
- Warren Edward Bolster (June 11, 1947 in Arlington, VirginiaSeptember 6, 2006 in Mokuleia, Hawaii) was an American skateboard photographer during the...
- stone, bricks or concrete slabs. To cut, as opposed to carve, a brick bolster is used; this has a wide, flat blade that is tapped along the cut line...
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