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 Pil’grimage (3 syl.).Pillar to Post. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Pillar Saints
 
or Styli’ts. 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.)   1
 


 Pil’grimage (3 syl.).Pillar to Post. 

 
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