Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
AS. bolster,; akin to Icel. bōlstr, Sw. & Dan. bolster, OHG. bolstar, polstar, G. polster,; from the same root as E. bole, stem, bowl, hollow vessel. Cf. Bulge Poltroon
Only a little shred of the blanket now remains, and that is laid upon the bolster.
"Rollo in Scotland" by Jacob Abbott
And bless you, what they thought was Dessie turned out to be a feather bolster.
"Blue Ridge Country" by Jean Thomas
And little Silver-hair had pulled the bolster of the Middle Bear out of its place.
"Bo-Peep Story Books" by Anonymous
At the end of the land was a perfectly rounded rise like a huge long bolster.
"Frontier Boys on the Coast" by Capt. Wyn Roosevelt
And the little old Woman had pulled the bolster of the Middle Bear out of its place.
"Children's Literature" by Charles Madison Curry
Those hoods wrought above and below the hawse-holes, outside a ship, where there are no cheeks to support a bolster.
"The Sailor's Word-Book" by William Henry Smyth
Goodbye to pillows and bolsters and linen shirts.
"Hugh, Bishop of Lincoln" by Charles L. Marson
But being the chief sinner in the matter, he felt it incumbent on him to bolster up the faltering spirits of Honey.
"Skinner's Dress Suit" by Henry Irving Dodge
A reassuring bank account bolstered up my courage while the work was getting under way.
"If You Don't Write Fiction" by Charles Phelps Cushing
I have bolstered up Cleves and his Lutherans for ye.
"Privy Seal" by Ford Madox Ford
I am ashamed for them,
I am ashamed that they have to bolster each other,
I am ashamed for their lisping egos,
their lack of guts.
"Poetry Readings" by Charles Bukowski
Therewith asked the King’s son Hafbur,
“And whatten a bed for me?”
“O thou shalt sleep in the bower aloft
And blue shall thy bolster be.”
"Hafbur And Signy" by William Morris
Upon her bolster they were placed, She could take few for a bad taste,
And these did vomit up in haste.
And sore was pain'd;
Her Aunt, not willing they should waste,
Took what remained.
"The Death Of Thomas Stoddart" by Susannah Hawkins
The Federal Reserve cut interest rates half a percentage point Monday to bolster the economy and US markets after the worst terrorist attacks ever against the United States.
Microsoft announced Monday its plans to acquire multi-touch display vendor Perceptive Pixel Inc, a move the software giant said will bolster the hardware ecosystem behind its upcoming Windows 8 OS.
it will bolster our position as a leader in the European market and reinforce our industrial ca...
Merck is acquiring Schering- Plough for $41.1 billion in a bid to bolster its pipeline, broaden its global presence and strengthen its specialty sales force.
Disease, Pollination Research Bolsters Watermelon Harvest.
Windsor Utilities Commission Bolsters Its Water Production System With Data Tracking-and-Tracing Capabilities and Some Wireless Controls.
Bhutto's party releases her will to bolster PPP leadership.
In her new book, Prefabulous + Almost Off the Grid, she bolsters her case by focusing on the energy savings that are possible with factory construction.
With championship resolve, the Florida State men's track & field team turned the 400-meter Mondo surface at Hodges Stadium into its personal playground Friday, significantly bolstering its mission to deliver another NCAA Championship.
China's inflation reached a 14-month low and industrial production rose less than forecast, bolstering the case for more stimulus measures to shore up growth in the world's second-largest economy.
Spends $13M in Bolstering Digital Capacity.
Some parents have raised concerns that HPV vaccinations "are a license to have sex," but the study bolsters evidence against that concern.
Here's how it can bolster itself.
Many firearms retailers have already added knives to their inventory as a way to bolster profits.
Fred Chartrand / The Canadian Press A frustrated Vic Toews wants to bolster the ranks of women in the RCMP .
These inferences have been bolstered by the unambiguous measurement of a weak (∼ 360 G) ﬁeld in the chemically normal B1 IIIe star β Cephei (Donati et al. 2001).
Magnetic Fields in Massive Stars. II. The Buoyant Rise of Magnetic Flux Tubes Through the Radiative Interior
To bolster the red end of the relations, the RECONS sample has been supplemented with the stars listed in Table 2.
The Solar Neighborhood X: New Nearby Stars in the Southern Sky and Accurate Photometric Distance Estimates for Red Dwarfs
This view was bolstered by increasing evidence that average coronal temperatures (in open magnetic regions feeding the solar wind) probably did not exceed ∼2 million K, thus making the slow wind easier to explain with Parker’s basic theory.
Coronal Heating versus Solar Wind Acceleration
This center-to-limb effect bolstered the argument for resonance scattering of λ15.01, given that the limb photons traverse a longer path (cf, Phillips et al. 1996).
The Transparency of Solar Coronal Active Regions
Therefore we give an additional argument which bolsters the conclusion that the slope of the kink diverges in a ﬁnite time.
Real-time D-brane condensation