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General Crossword Questions for “bolster”

  • Strengthen - long pillow
  • Chisel - long cushion
  • Strengthen — long pillow
  • Help in cooking lobster
  • Brace of fresh lobster
  • Support best Labour leader or else ...
  • Hold up one who's taking flight across Sweden
  • Support overthrow of heartless Stuart Queen
  • Large pillow

Encyclopedia

  • A bolster (etymology: Middle English, derived from Old English, and before that the Germanic word *ƀulstraz) is a long narrow pillow or cushion filled with cotton, down, or fibre. In western countries, it is usually placed at the head of bed and functions as head or back support. — “Bolster - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • Warren Edward Bolster (11 June 1947, Arlington, Virginia – 6 September 2006, Mokuleia, Hawaii)[1] was a skateboard photographer during the mid-1970s rebirth of skateboarding. Bolster moved with his parents and sister to Sydney, Australia in 1963. — “Warren Bolster - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • 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 of the Cornish legend of Bolster the giant[1] and St Agnes with use of giant imagery and local performers. — “Bolster Day - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org

Quotations

  • Though bankruptcy and apparent ruin might be imminent he would not bolster up his credit by the use of this money even though it might appear at the moment that the money would be sufficient for the purpose. — “The Way We Live Now” by Anthony Trollope
  • Prince Andrew answered all his questions reluctantly but reasonably, and then said he wanted a bolster placed under him as he was uncomfortable and in great pain. — “War and Peace” by Leo Tolstoy
  • It were a tedious difficulty, I think, To bring them to that prospect: damn them then, If ever mortal eyes do see them bolster More than their own! What then? how then? What shall I say? Where's satisfaction? It is impossible you should see this Were they as prime as goats, as hot as monkeys, As salt as wolves in pride, and fools as gross As ignorance made drunk. — “Othello” by William Shakespeare
  • The bed had a spring mattress, and a special sort of bolster and silk pillowcases on the little pillows. — “Anna Karenina” by Leo Tolstoy
  • Prince Andrew answered all his questions reluctantly but reasonably, and then said he wanted a bolster placed under him as he was uncomfortable and in great pain. — “War and Peace” by Leo Tolstoy

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