Sentence Examples with the word buttress

Its walls are lofty and supported by buttress bastions with loopholed turrets at intervals; the fortifications, however, are but of hard clay and are much out of repair.

The Drakensberg forming the buttress of the plateau seaward, attain their highest elevation on the BasutoNatal border.

Such is the scene which Solomon is said to have invited his Indian bride to gaze upon for the last time, as they rested on the crags of the southern buttress of the Takhtwhere his shrine exists to this day.

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The principles of the two preceding sections may be illustrated by the consideration of a particular case of a buttress of blocks forming a continuous series of pieces (fig.

The Kasteel-Berg (Castle Mount), a northern buttress of the mountain, has its own peculiar flora.