an adherent, follower, backer, or advocate.
a device, usually of elastic cotton webbing, for supporting
some part of the body, especially a jockstrap.
a garter, especially one attached to a garter belt or girdle.
either of two human or animal figures flanking and supporting
an escutcheon in an achievement of arms.
Origin: 1400–50; late Middle English; Related forms
is always a great word to know.
So is quincunx. Does it mean: