column

Part of speech: adjective

Columnar.

Part of speech: noun

A pillar; a prop or support.

Part of speech: noun

A vertical series of lines, words, figures, or the like.

Part of speech: noun

A long array of troops with narrow front; a fleet in single file.

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Usage examples "column":

  1. Every now and then a sea'll hide half the column. - "Major Vigoureux", A. T. Quiller-Couch.
  2. I therefore followed Tyler's column, as that must soon become engaged. - "His Sombre Rivals", E. P. Roe.
  3. I should keep him a prisoner, sir- send him back to the column with a man. - "On the Heels of De Wet", The Intelligence Officer.