Meaning of “flying buttress” in the English Dictionary

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"flying buttress" in British English

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flying buttressnoun [ C ]

uk /ˌflaɪ.ɪŋ ˈbʌt.rəs/ us /ˌflaɪ.ɪŋ ˈbʌt.rəs/ specialized

(Definition of “flying buttress” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)