BUTMENTS

, are those supporters, or props, by which the feet of arches, or the extremities of bridges are supported; and should be made very strong and firm.

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Entry taken from A Mathematical and Philosophical Dictionary, by Charles Hutton, 1796.

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BROUNCKER
BROWN (Sir William)
BULLIALD (Ismael)
BURNING
BUSHEL
* BUTMENTS
BUTTRESS