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Bolster Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

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  • a pillow that is often put across a bed underneath the regular pillows
  • support and strengthen; "bolster morale"
  • add padding to; "pad the seat of the chair"
  • prop up with a pillow or bolster

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  • a pillow that is often put across a bed underneath the regular pillows

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Bolster'


  • Bolster: about the pillow called a bolster. For other meanings of the word "bolster", see bolster (disambiguation). A bolster is a long narrow pillow
  • Anita Sharp-Bolster: Anita Sharp-Bolster (August 28, 1895, Glenlohan, Ireland - June 1, 1985, North Miami, Florida) was an American actress born in Ireland, who appeared in
  • Bolster Day: Bolster day is annual festival held at Chapel Porth cove near St Agnes, Cornwall, UK. The festival is held on May 1 every year and reenacts the events
  • Michael Bolster: Michael Bolster (born 1967) is an Irish head chef. He was the head chef of the Michelin starred restaurant The Commons Restaurant on St. Stephen's Green
  • Bolster (disambiguation): A bolster is a type of pillow or cushion. Bolster may also refer to: Bolster (surname) Bolster (knife), the thick metal portion of a knife joining the
  • USS Bolster (ARS-38): USS Bolster (ARS-38) was a Bolster-class rescue and salvage ship acquired by the U.S. Navy during World War II, the Korean War and the Vietnam War. Her
  • Bolster (surname): Bolster is a surname. Notable people with the surname include: Henry B Bolster (19th-century), American politician and businessman Judge Charles Bolster
  • Span bolster: the beam called a span bolster. For other meanings of the word "bolster", see bolster (disambiguation). A span bolster, in rail terminology, is
  • Warren Bolster: Warren Edward Bolster (11 June 1947, Arlington, Virginia – 6 September 2006, Mokuleia, Hawaii) was a skateboard photographer during the mid-1970s rebirth

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'Bolster' example sentence in quotations


* Richard Nixon lied to gain love, to shore up his grandiose fantasies, to bolster his ever-wavering sense of identity. He lied in attack, hoping to win and always he lied, and this most aggressively, to deny that he lied. - Fawn M. Brodie


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  • UK Post Office creates Money brand to bolster growth aims
    Britain's Post Office said it would bring all its financial services under one brand as part of plans to become one of the UK's biggest financial services providers by 2020, laying down a challenge to the country's incumbent banks. The Post Office, which partners with Bank of Ireland (BKIR.I) to offer banking services, said it would launch the "Po Read more on this news related to 'Bolster'
  • Paris attacks bolster free speech calls in Australia
    The government faced calls Tuesday to bolster free speech amid concern that French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo could not be published in Australia under existing race discrimination laws. Canberra last year abandoned plans to repeal a section of the Racial Discrimination Act that makes it illegal to "offend, insult or humiliate another" because of t Read more on this news related to 'Bolster'
  • Wild bolster weak goalie position with Dubnyk
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