bundle pillar


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Bundle \Bun"dle\ (b[u^]n"d'l), n. [OE. bundel, AS. byndel; akin
   to D. bondel, bundel, G. b["u]ndel, dim. of bund bundle, fr.
   the root of E. bind. See Bind.]
   A number of things bound together, as by a cord or envelope,
   into a mass or package convenient for handling or conveyance;
   a loose package; a roll; as, a bundle of straw or of paper; a
   bundle of old clothes.
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         The fable of the rods, which, when united in a bundle,
         no strength could bend.                  --Goldsmith.
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   Bundle pillar (Arch.), a column or pier, with others of
      small dimensions attached to it. --Weale.
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