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Pillar Saints

or Styliʹtēs. A class of ascetics, chiefly of Syria, who took up their abode on the top of a pillar, from which they never descended. (See Stylites.)

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Pike’s Head (A)
Pikestaff
Pilate Voice
Pilate’s Wife
Pilatus (Mount)
Pilch
Pilcher
Pilgarlic or Pilld Garlic (A)
Pilgrim Fathers (The)
Pilgrimage
Pillar Saints
Pillar to Post
Pillars of Heaven (The)
Pillars of Hercules (The)
Pillory
Pilot
Pilot Balloon (A)
Pilot Fish
Pilot that weathered the Storm (The)
Pilpay or Bidpay
Pimlico (London)

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Pillar-Saints